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Vulnerability Assessment Details

MDKSA-2005:064: libexif

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the libexif package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2005:064 (libexif).



A buffer overflow was discovered in the way libexif parses EXIF tags. An
attacker could exploit this by creating a special EXIF image file which could
cause image viewers linked against libexif to crash.

The updated packages have been patched to correct these issues.



Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:064
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005 Tenable Network Security

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