Published: 13/07/2012 Updated: 28/11/2016
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.5 | Impact Score: 6.4 | Exploitability Score: 10
VMScore: 668
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Vulnerability Summary

Buffer overflow in the exif_entry_format_value function in exif-entry.c in the EXIF Tag Parsing Library (aka libexif) 0.6.20 allows remote malicious users to cause a denial of service or possibly execute arbitrary code via crafted EXIF tags in an image.

Affected Products

Vendor Product Versions
Curtis GallowayLibexif0.6.20

Vendor Advisories

Synopsis Moderate: libexif security update Type/Severity Security Advisory: Moderate Topic Updated libexif packages that fix multiple security issues are nowavailable for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 6The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having moderatesecurity impact Common Vulne ...
libexif could be made to crash, run programs as your login, or expose sensitive information if it opened a specially crafted file ...
Debian Bug report logs - #681454 libexif: Overflow security vulnerabilities (CVE-2012-2812, CVE-2012-2813, CVE-2012-2814, CVE-2012-2836, CVE-2012-2837, CVE-2012-2840, CVE-2012-2841, CVE-2012-2845) Package: libexif; Maintainer for libexif is Debian PhotoTools Maintainers <pkg-phototools-devel@listsaliothdebianorg>; Reported ...
Multiple flaws were found in the way libexif processed Exif tags An attacker could create a specially-crafted image file that, when opened in an application linked against libexif, could cause the application to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running the application ...
Oracle Solaris Third Party Bulletin - January 2016 Description The Oracle Solaris Third Party Bulletin announces patches for one or more security vulnerabilities fixed in third party software that is included in Oracle Solaris distributions Starting January 20, 2015, Third Party Bulletins are released on the same day when Oracle Critical Patch Up ...