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Fedora Core 6 Update: libexif-0.6.15-1.fc6 Print E-mail
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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Fedora This update to the latest upstream release fixes a number of bugs, among them a possible integer overflow in the exif_data_load_data_entry function (CVE-2007-2645), which allows user-assisted remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via crafted EXIF data.
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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2007-548
2007-06-11
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Product     : Fedora Core 6
Name        : libexif
Version     : 0.6.15
Release     : 1.fc6
Summary     : Library for extracting extra information from image files
Description :
Most digital cameras produce EXIF files, which are JPEG files with
extra tags that contain information about the image. The EXIF library
allows you to parse an EXIF file and read the data from those tags.

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Update Information:

This update to the latest upstream release fixes a number of
bugs, among them a possible integer overflow in the
exif_data_load_data_entry function (CVE-2007-2645), which
allows user-assisted remote attackers to cause a denial of
service (crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via
crafted EXIF data.
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* Wed May 30 2007 Matthias Clasen  - 0.6.15-1
- Update to 0.6.15
- Drop obsolete patch
* Thu May 24 2007 Matthias Clasen  - 0.6.13-4
- Add patch for CVE-2007-2645.
* Sun Feb  4 2007 Matthias Clasen  - 0.6.13-3
- Package review cleanups
- Avoid multilib conflicts by using pregenerated docs

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This update can be downloaded from:
    http://download.fedora.redhat.com/pub/fedora/linux/core/updates/6/

a72ed5f5da3870cad1911c3aeaf7da70c9617178  SRPMS/libexif-0.6.15-1.fc6.src.rpm
a72ed5f5da3870cad1911c3aeaf7da70c9617178  noarch/libexif-0.6.15-1.fc6.src.rpm
9e0bc0e5d27ad0146d3d8378b4cdda784f38cbeb  ppc/libexif-devel-0.6.15-1.fc6.ppc.rpm
f15e10ca2f053e94603e603ad641be5389696d23  ppc/libexif-0.6.15-1.fc6.ppc.rpm
d7e02d9235bf50cb0c18d04f353927b01b27d2d3  ppc/debug/libexif-debuginfo-0.6.15-1.fc6.ppc.rpm
cce426e4e62fe173799581698f7f3e756b251cf5  x86_64/debug/libexif-debuginfo-0.6.15-1.fc6.x86_64.rpm
c03bea0a6b7e8f253a6876e063c2b15e288898f6  x86_64/libexif-0.6.15-1.fc6.x86_64.rpm
84c6c79200b570287620ea3d36d3f29a07cfe075  x86_64/libexif-devel-0.6.15-1.fc6.x86_64.rpm
b6fe4592d0c5a840cedbb8f6009ceb69ba07b2c7  i386/libexif-devel-0.6.15-1.fc6.i386.rpm
253a835d978fb06bdde8e49472313a99e3aa3df3  i386/libexif-0.6.15-1.fc6.i386.rpm
8b2d63cc52c6ebd1d2ff751f6fdcb4eb086420ed  i386/debug/libexif-debuginfo-0.6.15-1.fc6.i386.rpm

This update can be installed with the 'yum' update program.  Use 'yum update
package-name' at the command line.  For more information, refer to 'Managing
Software with yum,' available at http://fedora.redhat.com/docs/yum/.
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