Debian Security Advisory
DLA-2100-1 libexif -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 10 Feb 2020
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 945948.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2019-9278.
- More information:
an out-of-bounds write vulnerability due to an integer overflow was reported in libexif, a library to parse exif files. This flaw might be leveraged by remote attackers to cause denial of service, or potentially execute arbitrary code via crafted image files.
For Debian 8
Jessie, this problem has been fixed in version 0.6.21-2+deb8u1.
We recommend that you upgrade your libexif packages.
Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS