DSA 1309-1: New libexif packages fix integer overflow
Posted on: 06/17/2007 02:25 AM

The Debian Security Team published a new security update for Debian GNU/Linux. Here the announcement:

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-1309-1 security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/ Steve Kemp
June 16, 2007
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Package : libexif (0.6.9-6sarge1)
Vulnerability : integer overflow
Problem type : local
Debian-specific: no
CVE Id(s) : CVE-2006-4168
Debian Bug : 424775


A vulnerability has been discovered in libexif, a library to parse EXIF
files, which allows denial of service and possible execution of arbitary
code via malformed EXIF data.

For the old-stable distribution (sarge), this problem has been fixed
in version 0.6.9-6sarge1.

We recommend that you upgrade your libexif (0.6.9-6sarge1) package.

Upgrade instructions
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wget url
will fetch the file for you
dpkg -i file.deb
will install the referenced file.

If you are using the apt-get package manager, use the line for
sources.list as given below:

apt-get update
will update the internal database
apt-get upgrade
will install corrected packages

You may use an automated update by adding the resources from the
footer to the proper configuration.

Debian 3.1 (oldstable)
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Oldstable updates are available for alpha, amd64, arm, hppa, i386, ia64, m68k, mips, mipsel, powerpc, s390 and sparc.

Source archives:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libe/libexif/libexif_0.6.9-6sarge1.diff.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 4786 7f1c3acc1bd7a5cbba3d5902243641f3
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libe/libexif/libexif_0.6.9-6sarge1.dsc
Size/MD5 checksum: 591 42d25baee97586f3ea1498a8f48ccf4a
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libe/libexif/libexif_0.6.9.orig.tar.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 520956 0aa142335a8a00c32bb6c7dbfe95fc24

alpha architecture (DEC Alpha)

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libe/libexif/libexif-dev_0.6.9-6sarge1_alpha.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 87472 b89fd309bcdbffe922868fdc94ae3995
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libe/libexif/libexif10_0.6.9-6sarge1_alpha.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 87512 dfe1e955fa930314229d7bb60e3ff836

amd64 architecture (AMD x86_64 (AMD64))

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libe/libexif/libexif10_0.6.9-6sarge1_amd64.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 82032 4c5f701021eb2000bc3ef6f883567ce2
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libe/libexif/libexif-dev_0.6.9-6sarge1_amd64.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 67686 16b056d71ca768c86008dcee30866f60

arm architecture (ARM)

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libe/libexif/libexif10_0.6.9-6sarge1_arm.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 77166 2aa58aba802cace8d19c69bde064353f
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libe/libexif/libexif-dev_0.6.9-6sarge1_arm.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 63856 c4d53b9592202e1fdd33488fd60c6d34

hppa architecture (HP PA RISC)

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libe/libexif/libexif-dev_0.6.9-6sarge1_hppa.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 72520 ee8e668619021e6b7835008ff995b7d9
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libe/libexif/libexif10_0.6.9-6sarge1_hppa.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 87552 98de1cc25069f89469b2d27163f5899b

i386 architecture (Intel ia32)

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libe/libexif/libexif10_0.6.9-6sarge1_i386.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 81852 c160054570be46b37aea3eab9b4eaccb
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libe/libexif/libexif-dev_0.6.9-6sarge1_i386.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 67106 d068596d9648d1ce07eab1cc960cc64c

ia64 architecture (Intel ia64)

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libe/libexif/libexif-dev_0.6.9-6sarge1_ia64.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 84206 0246ab59dabd154efd976ff66bc92f41
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libe/libexif/libexif10_0.6.9-6sarge1_ia64.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 95380 154b1660da3aa9de555d2a01771069f6

m68k architecture (Motorola Mc680x0)

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libe/libexif/libexif10_0.6.9-6sarge1_m68k.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 79144 d4efcd6b0d598fbdb5f63a8737f49964
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libe/libexif/libexif-dev_0.6.9-6sarge1_m68k.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 57968 d746fafbc55a58c83920a6630b416365

mips architecture (MIPS (Big Endian))

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libe/libexif/libexif-dev_0.6.9-6sarge1_mips.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 68116 231d9384f29995322dca3d138aa0bd41
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libe/libexif/libexif10_0.6.9-6sarge1_mips.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 77876 d245ced8cef61e9b29c01891fb28be83

mipsel architecture (MIPS (Little Endian))

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libe/libexif/libexif10_0.6.9-6sarge1_mipsel.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 77066 a803eeb2551df736a9ad6bfbcd4aec5d
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libe/libexif/libexif-dev_0.6.9-6sarge1_mipsel.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 67570 a4962d489742e261878d1e76072de447

s390 architecture (IBM S/390)

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libe/libexif/libexif-dev_0.6.9-6sarge1_s390.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 69688 921fe72654e3fb1d8f43dc40c67f2196
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libe/libexif/libexif10_0.6.9-6sarge1_s390.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 82194 e452ad17bc755a7896789d72ba6a19ef

sparc architecture (Sun SPARC/UltraSPARC)

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libe/libexif/libexif10_0.6.9-6sarge1_sparc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 80210 5af15c3f4ba80c2349b22e31fdace319
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libe/libexif/libexif-dev_0.6.9-6sarge1_sparc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 66224 eff51355ec2cc7ad61a8cafd51b7827d


These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
its next update.

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For apt-get: deb http://security.debian.org/ stable/updates main
For dpkg-ftp: ftp://security.debian.org/debian-security dists/stable/updates/main
Mailing list: debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org
Package info: `apt-cache show lt;pkggt;' and http://packages.debian.org/lt;pkggt;
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