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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2006-4168

Original release date: 06/14/2007
Last revised: 10/30/2012


Integer overflow in the exif_data_load_data_entry function in libexif/exif-data.c in Libexif before 0.6.16 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or execute arbitrary code via an image with many EXIF components, which triggers a heap-based buffer overflow.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.8 MEDIUM
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Provides unauthorized access, Allows partial confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: XF
Name: multiple-libexif-exifdataloaddataentry-bo(34851)
External Source: IDEFENSE
Name: 20070613 Multiple Vendor libexif Integer Overflow Heap Corruption Vulnerability
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2007:039
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1310
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9349
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 35379
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2007:128
External Source: BID
Name: 24461
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-478-1
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1482
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20070622 FLEA-2007-0028-1: libexif
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://sourceforge.net/project/shownotes.php?release_id=515385
Type: Patch Information
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200706-09
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1018240
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-2165
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2007:0501
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2007:014

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9349
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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