Moderate: libexif security update
Security Advisory: Moderate
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 -
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)
Maintainer for libexif is Debian PhotoTools Maintainers <pkg-phototools-devel@listsaliothdebianorg>;
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 ...