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|Gentoo Linux Security Advisory
Title: KDE kfile JPEG info plugin: Denial of Service (GLSA 200701-05)
Date: January 12, 2007
The KDE kfile JPEG info plugin of kdegraphics could enter an endless loop leading to a Denial of Service.
The KDE kfile-info JPEG plugin provides meta-information about JPEG files.
Vulnerable: < 3.5.5-r1
Unaffected: >= 3.5.5-r1
Architectures: All supported architectures
Marcus Meissner of the SUSE security team discovered a stack overflow vulnerability in the code processing EXIF information in the kfile JPEG info plugin.
A remote attacker could entice a user to view a specially crafted JPEG image with a KDE application like Konqueror or digiKam, leading to a Denial of Service by an infinite recursion.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All KDE users should upgrade to the latest version:
|# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=kde-base/kdegraphics-kfile-plugins-3.5.5-r1"
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