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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   libexif Vendors:   libexif.sourceforge.net
(Sun Issues Fix) libexif Infinite Recursion Bug Permits Denial of Service Attacks and Integer Overflow Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1019680
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1019680
CVE Reference:   CVE-2007-6352   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Mar 20 2008
Impact:   Denial of service via network, Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

Description:   A vulnerability was reported in libexif. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system. A remote user can cause denial of service conditions.

A remote user can create a specially crafted Exif image file that, when processed by the target application, will trigger an integer overflow and execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target application.

A remote user can also create a specially crafted Exif image file that, when processed by the target application, will cause the target application to crash.

exiv2 is also affected.

Impact:   A remote user can create a file that, when loaded by the target application, will execute arbitrary code on the target system or cause the target application to crash.
Solution:   Sun has issued the following fixes for CVE-2007-6352.

SPARC Platform

* Solaris 10 with patch 121095-02 or later

x86 Platform

* Solaris 10 with patch 121096-02 or later

The Sun advisory is available at:

http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-66-234701-1

Vendor URL:  libexif.sourceforge.net/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error, State error
Underlying OS:  UNIX (Solaris - SunOS)
Underlying OS Comments:  10

Message History:   This archive entry is a follow-up to the message listed below.
Dec 19 2007 libexif Infinite Recursion Bug Permits Denial of Service Attacks and Integer Overflow Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code



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