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PostPosted: Mon Nov 16, 2020 9:26 pm    Post subject: [ GLSA 202011-19 ] libexif Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: libexif: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 202011-19)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: 2020-11-16
Bug(s): #754681
ID: 202011-19

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in libexif, the worst of
which could result in the arbitrary execution of code.


Background

libexif is a library for parsing, editing and saving Exif metadata from
images.


Affected Packages

Package: media-libs/libexif
Vulnerable: < 0.6.22_p20201105
Unaffected: >= 0.6.22_p20201105
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in libexif. Please review
the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.


Impact

Please review the referenced CVE identifiers for details.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All libexif users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose
      ">=media-libs/libexif-0.6.22_p20201105"
   


References

CVE-2020-0181
CVE-2020-0198
CVE-2020-0452
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