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: