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<glsa id="201401-10">
<title>libexif, exif: Multiple vulnerabilities</title>
<synopsis>Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in libexif and exif, some
of which may allow execution of arbitrary code.
<product type="ebuild">libexif</product>
<announced>January 19, 2014</announced>
<revised>January 19, 2014: 1</revised>
<package name="media-libs/libexif" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">0.6.21</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">0.6.21</vulnerable>
<package name="media-gfx/exif" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">0.6.21</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">0.6.21</vulnerable>
<p>libexif is a library for parsing, editing and saving Exif metadata from
images. exif is a small command line interface for libexif.
<p>Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in libexif and exif.
Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
<impact type="normal">
<p>A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted image
file using exif or an application linked against libexif, possibly
resulting in execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the
process or a Denial of Service condition.
<p>There is no known workaround at this time.</p>
<p>All libexif users should upgrade to the latest version:</p>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose "&gt;=media-libs/libexif-0.6.21"
<p>Packages which depend on this library may need to be recompiled. Tools
such as revdep-rebuild may assist in identifying some of these
<p>All exif users should upgrade to the latest version:</p>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose "&gt;=media-gfx/exif-0.6.21"
<uri link="">CVE-2012-2812</uri>
<uri link="">CVE-2012-2813</uri>
<uri link="">CVE-2012-2814</uri>
<uri link="">CVE-2012-2836</uri>
<uri link="">CVE-2012-2837</uri>
<uri link="">CVE-2012-2840</uri>
<uri link="">CVE-2012-2841</uri>
<uri link="">CVE-2012-2845</uri>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Sun, 22 Jul 2012 17:42:17 +0000">ackle</metadata>
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Sun, 19 Jan 2014 15:10:21 +0000">ackle</metadata>