Debian Security Advisory
DSA-4786-1 libexif -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 08 Nov 2020
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2020-0452.
- More information:
It was discovered that a boundary check in libexif, a library to parse EXIF files, could be optimised away by the compiler, resulting in a potential buffer overflow.
For the stable distribution (buster), this problem has been fixed in version 0.6.21-5.1+deb10u5.
We recommend that you upgrade your libexif packages.
For the detailed security status of libexif please refer to its security tracker page at: https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/libexif