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Debian: 2754-1: exactimage: denial of service Print E-mail
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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Debian It was discovered that exactimage, a fast image processing library, does not correctly handle error conditions of the embedded copy of dcraw. This could result in a crash or other behaviour in an application using the library due to an uninitialized variable being [More...]
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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2754-1                   security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/                          Raphael Geissert
September 10, 2013                     http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : exactimage
Vulnerability  : denial of service
Problem type   : local (remote)
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID         : CVE-2013-1441

It was discovered that exactimage, a fast image processing library,
does not correctly handle error conditions of the embedded copy of
dcraw. This could result in a crash or other behaviour in an
application using the library due to an uninitialized variable being
passed to longjmp.

This is a different issue than CVE-2013-1438/DSA-2748-1.

For the oldstable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
version 0.8.1-3+deb6u3.

For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in
version 0.8.5-5+deb7u3.

For the testing distribution (jessie) and the unstable distribution
(sid), this problem has been fixed in version 0.8.9-2.

We recommend that you upgrade your exactimage packages.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: http://www.debian.org/security/

Mailing list: debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org
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