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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-2645

Original release date: 05/14/2007
Last revised: 11/05/2012


Integer overflow in the exif_data_load_data_entry function in exif-data.c in libexif before 0.6.14 allows user-assisted remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via crafted EXIF data, involving the (1) doff or (2) s variable.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 9.3 HIGH
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable - Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (05/24/2007)
Red Hat does not consider this flaw to have security consequences. For more details please see the following: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=240055

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External Source: XF
Name: libexif-exifdataloaddata-integer-overflow(34233)
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://sourceforge.net/project/shownotes.php?release_id=507447
Type: Patch Information
External Source: MISC
Name: http://sourceforge.net/tracker/index.php?func=detail&aid=1716196&group_id=12272&atid=112272
External Source: BID
Name: 23927
Type: Patch Information; Exploit
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200706-01
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2007:039
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20070604 FLEA-2007-0024-1: libexif
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2007:014
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-1761
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2007:118
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 35978
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1487
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1431
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-471-1

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