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Red Hat: 2012:1255-01: libexif: Moderate Advisory Print E-mail
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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
RedHat Linux Updated libexif packages that fix multiple security issues are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 6. The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having moderate [More...]
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                   Red Hat Security Advisory

Synopsis:          Moderate: libexif security update
Advisory ID:       RHSA-2012:1255-01
Product:           Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Advisory URL:      https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-1255.html
Issue date:        2012-09-11
CVE Names:         CVE-2012-2812 CVE-2012-2813 CVE-2012-2814 
                   CVE-2012-2836 CVE-2012-2837 CVE-2012-2840 
                   CVE-2012-2841 
=====================================================================

1. Summary:

Updated libexif packages that fix multiple security issues are now
available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 6.

The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having moderate
security impact. Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base scores,
which give detailed severity ratings, are available for each vulnerability
from the CVE links in the References section.

2. Relevant releases/architectures:

RHEL Desktop Workstation (v. 5 client) - i386, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (v. 5 server) - i386, ia64, ppc, s390x, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 5 client) - i386, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 6) - i386, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop Optional (v. 6) - i386, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux HPC Node Optional (v. 6) - x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 6) - i386, ppc64, s390x, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation (v. 6) - i386, x86_64

3. Description:

The libexif packages provide an Exchangeable image file format (Exif)
library. Exif allows metadata to be added to and read from certain types
of image files.

Multiple flaws were found in the way libexif processed Exif tags. An
attacker could create a specially-crafted image file that, when opened in
an application linked against libexif, could cause the application to
crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the
user running the application. (CVE-2012-2812, CVE-2012-2813, CVE-2012-2814,
CVE-2012-2836, CVE-2012-2837, CVE-2012-2840, CVE-2012-2841)

Red Hat would like to thank Dan Fandrich for reporting these issues.
Upstream acknowledges Mateusz Jurczyk of the Google Security Team as the
original reporter of CVE-2012-2812, CVE-2012-2813, and CVE-2012-2814; and
Yunho Kim as the original reporter of CVE-2012-2836 and CVE-2012-2837.

Users of libexif are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which
contain backported patches to resolve these issues. All running
applications linked against libexif must be restarted for the update to
take effect.

4. Solution:

Before applying this update, make sure all previously-released errata
relevant to your system have been applied.

This update is available via the Red Hat Network. Details on how to
use the Red Hat Network to apply this update are available at
https://access.redhat.com/knowledge/articles/11258

5. Bugs fixed (http://bugzilla.redhat.com/):

839182 - CVE-2012-2813 libexif: "exif_convert_utf16_to_utf8()" heap-based out-of-bounds array read
839183 - CVE-2012-2814 libexif: "exif_entry_format_value()" buffer overflow
839184 - CVE-2012-2836 libexif: "exif_data_load_data()" heap-based out-of-bounds array read
839185 - CVE-2012-2837 libexif: "mnote_olympus_entry_get_value()" division by zero
839188 - CVE-2012-2840 libexif: "exif_convert_utf16_to_utf8()" off-by-one
839189 - CVE-2012-2841 libexif: "exif_entry_get_value()" integer underflow
839203 - CVE-2012-2812 libexif: "exif_entry_get_value()" heap-based out-of-bounds array read

6. Package List:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 5 client):

Source:
ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/5Client/en/os/SRPMS/libexif-0.6.21-1.el5_8.src.rpm

i386:
libexif-0.6.21-1.el5_8.i386.rpm
libexif-debuginfo-0.6.21-1.el5_8.i386.rpm

x86_64:
libexif-0.6.21-1.el5_8.i386.rpm
libexif-0.6.21-1.el5_8.x86_64.rpm
libexif-debuginfo-0.6.21-1.el5_8.i386.rpm
libexif-debuginfo-0.6.21-1.el5_8.x86_64.rpm

RHEL Desktop Workstation (v. 5 client):

Source:
ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/5Client/en/os/SRPMS/libexif-0.6.21-1.el5_8.src.rpm

i386:
libexif-debuginfo-0.6.21-1.el5_8.i386.rpm
libexif-devel-0.6.21-1.el5_8.i386.rpm

x86_64:
libexif-debuginfo-0.6.21-1.el5_8.i386.rpm
libexif-debuginfo-0.6.21-1.el5_8.x86_64.rpm
libexif-devel-0.6.21-1.el5_8.i386.rpm
libexif-devel-0.6.21-1.el5_8.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux (v. 5 server):

Source:
ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/5Server/en/os/SRPMS/libexif-0.6.21-1.el5_8.src.rpm

i386:
libexif-0.6.21-1.el5_8.i386.rpm
libexif-debuginfo-0.6.21-1.el5_8.i386.rpm
libexif-devel-0.6.21-1.el5_8.i386.rpm

ia64:
libexif-0.6.21-1.el5_8.ia64.rpm
libexif-debuginfo-0.6.21-1.el5_8.ia64.rpm
libexif-devel-0.6.21-1.el5_8.ia64.rpm

ppc:
libexif-0.6.21-1.el5_8.ppc.rpm
libexif-0.6.21-1.el5_8.ppc64.rpm
libexif-debuginfo-0.6.21-1.el5_8.ppc.rpm
libexif-debuginfo-0.6.21-1.el5_8.ppc64.rpm
libexif-devel-0.6.21-1.el5_8.ppc.rpm
libexif-devel-0.6.21-1.el5_8.ppc64.rpm

s390x:
libexif-0.6.21-1.el5_8.s390.rpm
libexif-0.6.21-1.el5_8.s390x.rpm
libexif-debuginfo-0.6.21-1.el5_8.s390.rpm
libexif-debuginfo-0.6.21-1.el5_8.s390x.rpm
libexif-devel-0.6.21-1.el5_8.s390.rpm
libexif-devel-0.6.21-1.el5_8.s390x.rpm

x86_64:
libexif-0.6.21-1.el5_8.i386.rpm
libexif-0.6.21-1.el5_8.x86_64.rpm
libexif-debuginfo-0.6.21-1.el5_8.i386.rpm
libexif-debuginfo-0.6.21-1.el5_8.x86_64.rpm
libexif-devel-0.6.21-1.el5_8.i386.rpm
libexif-devel-0.6.21-1.el5_8.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 6):

Source:
ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/6Client/en/os/SRPMS/libexif-0.6.21-5.el6_3.src.rpm

i386:
libexif-0.6.21-5.el6_3.i686.rpm
libexif-debuginfo-0.6.21-5.el6_3.i686.rpm

x86_64:
libexif-0.6.21-5.el6_3.i686.rpm
libexif-0.6.21-5.el6_3.x86_64.rpm
libexif-debuginfo-0.6.21-5.el6_3.i686.rpm
libexif-debuginfo-0.6.21-5.el6_3.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop Optional (v. 6):

Source:
ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/6Client/en/os/SRPMS/libexif-0.6.21-5.el6_3.src.rpm

i386:
libexif-debuginfo-0.6.21-5.el6_3.i686.rpm
libexif-devel-0.6.21-5.el6_3.i686.rpm

x86_64:
libexif-debuginfo-0.6.21-5.el6_3.i686.rpm
libexif-debuginfo-0.6.21-5.el6_3.x86_64.rpm
libexif-devel-0.6.21-5.el6_3.i686.rpm
libexif-devel-0.6.21-5.el6_3.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux HPC Node Optional (v. 6):

Source:
ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/6ComputeNode/en/os/SRPMS/libexif-0.6.21-5.el6_3.src.rpm

x86_64:
libexif-0.6.21-5.el6_3.i686.rpm
libexif-0.6.21-5.el6_3.x86_64.rpm
libexif-debuginfo-0.6.21-5.el6_3.i686.rpm
libexif-debuginfo-0.6.21-5.el6_3.x86_64.rpm
libexif-devel-0.6.21-5.el6_3.i686.rpm
libexif-devel-0.6.21-5.el6_3.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 6):

Source:
ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/6Server/en/os/SRPMS/libexif-0.6.21-5.el6_3.src.rpm

i386:
libexif-0.6.21-5.el6_3.i686.rpm
libexif-debuginfo-0.6.21-5.el6_3.i686.rpm
libexif-devel-0.6.21-5.el6_3.i686.rpm

ppc64:
libexif-0.6.21-5.el6_3.ppc.rpm
libexif-0.6.21-5.el6_3.ppc64.rpm
libexif-debuginfo-0.6.21-5.el6_3.ppc.rpm
libexif-debuginfo-0.6.21-5.el6_3.ppc64.rpm
libexif-devel-0.6.21-5.el6_3.ppc.rpm
libexif-devel-0.6.21-5.el6_3.ppc64.rpm

s390x:
libexif-0.6.21-5.el6_3.s390.rpm
libexif-0.6.21-5.el6_3.s390x.rpm
libexif-debuginfo-0.6.21-5.el6_3.s390.rpm
libexif-debuginfo-0.6.21-5.el6_3.s390x.rpm
libexif-devel-0.6.21-5.el6_3.s390.rpm
libexif-devel-0.6.21-5.el6_3.s390x.rpm

x86_64:
libexif-0.6.21-5.el6_3.i686.rpm
libexif-0.6.21-5.el6_3.x86_64.rpm
libexif-debuginfo-0.6.21-5.el6_3.i686.rpm
libexif-debuginfo-0.6.21-5.el6_3.x86_64.rpm
libexif-devel-0.6.21-5.el6_3.i686.rpm
libexif-devel-0.6.21-5.el6_3.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation (v. 6):

Source:
ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/6Workstation/en/os/SRPMS/libexif-0.6.21-5.el6_3.src.rpm

i386:
libexif-0.6.21-5.el6_3.i686.rpm
libexif-debuginfo-0.6.21-5.el6_3.i686.rpm
libexif-devel-0.6.21-5.el6_3.i686.rpm

x86_64:
libexif-0.6.21-5.el6_3.i686.rpm
libexif-0.6.21-5.el6_3.x86_64.rpm
libexif-debuginfo-0.6.21-5.el6_3.i686.rpm
libexif-debuginfo-0.6.21-5.el6_3.x86_64.rpm
libexif-devel-0.6.21-5.el6_3.i686.rpm
libexif-devel-0.6.21-5.el6_3.x86_64.rpm

These packages are GPG signed by Red Hat for security.  Our key and
details on how to verify the signature are available from
https://access.redhat.com/security/team/key/#package

7. References:

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2012-2812.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2012-2813.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2012-2814.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2012-2836.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2012-2837.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2012-2840.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2012-2841.html
https://access.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#moderate

8. Contact:

The Red Hat security contact is .  More contact
details at https://access.redhat.com/security/team/contact/

Copyright 2012 Red Hat, Inc.
 
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