Executive Summary



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Summary
Title libexif vulnerabilities
Informations
NameUSN-4277-1First vendor Publication2020-02-11
VendorUbuntuLast vendor Modification2020-02-11
Severity (Vendor) N/ARevisionN/A

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Cvss Base Score6.8Attack RangeNetwork
Cvss Impact Score6.4Attack ComplexityMedium
Cvss Expoit Score8.6AuthenticationNone Required
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Detail

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 19.10 - Ubuntu 18.04 LTS - Ubuntu 16.04 LTS - Ubuntu 14.04 ESM - Ubuntu 12.04 ESM

Summary:

Several security issues were fixed in libexif.

Software Description: - libexif: library to parse EXIF files

Details:

Liu Bingchang discovered that libexif incorrectly handled certain files. An attacker could possibly use this issue to access sensitive information or cause a denial of service. This issue only affected Ubuntu 12.04 ESM, Ubuntu 14.04 ESM and Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. (CVE-2016-6328)

Lili Xu and Bingchang Liu discovered that libexif incorrectly handled certain files. An attacker could possibly use this issue to access sensitive information or cause a denial of service. This issue only affected Ubuntu 12.04 ESM, Ubuntu 14.04 ESM and Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. (CVE-2017-7544)

It was discovered that libexif incorrectly handled certain files. An attacker could possibly use this issue to execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2019-9278)

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:

Ubuntu 19.10:
libexif12 0.6.21-5.1ubuntu0.1

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
libexif12 0.6.21-4ubuntu0.1

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
libexif12 0.6.21-2ubuntu0.1

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM:
libexif12 0.6.21-1ubuntu1+esm1

Ubuntu 12.04 ESM:
libexif12 0.6.20-2ubuntu0.2

After a standard system update you need to restart your session to effect the necessary changes.

References:
https://usn.ubuntu.com/4277-1
CVE-2016-6328, CVE-2017-7544, CVE-2019-9278

Package Information:
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/libexif/0.6.21-5.1ubuntu0.1
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/libexif/0.6.21-4ubuntu0.1
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/libexif/0.6.21-2ubuntu0.1

Original Source

Url : http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-4277-1

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

%idName
67 %CWE-190Integer Overflow or Wraparound (CWE/SANS Top 25)
33 %CWE-125Out-of-bounds Read

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

TypeDescriptionCount
Application2
Os1

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

DateDescription
2018-01-15Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2017-b24ef59f94.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2018-01-10Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2017-c28bfe0986.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2017-11-02Name : The remote EulerOS host is missing a security update.
File : EulerOS_SA-2017-1276.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2017-11-02Name : The remote EulerOS host is missing a security update.
File : EulerOS_SA-2017-1277.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

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