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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.51899
Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2005:300
Summary:NOSUMMARY
Description:Description:

The remote host is missing updates announced in
advisory RHSA-2005:300.

The libexif package contains the EXIF library. Applications use this
library to parse EXIF image files.

A bug was found in the way libexif parses EXIF tags. An attacker could
create a carefully crafted EXIF image file which could cause image viewers
linked against libexif to crash. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures
project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name CVE-2005-0664 to this issue.

Users of libexif should upgrade to these updated packages, which contain a
backported patch and are not vulnerable to this issue.

Solution:
Please note that this update is available via
Red Hat Network. To use Red Hat Network, launch the Red
Hat Update Agent with the following command: up2date

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2005-300.html
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2005-0664

Risk factor : Medium

CVSS Score:
2.6

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2005-0664
Debian Security Information: DSA-709 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-709
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200503-17.xml
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:064
https://bugzilla.ubuntu.com/show_bug.cgi?id=7152
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10832
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-300.html
http://securitytracker.com/id?1013398
http://secunia.com/advisories/17705
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-102041-1
https://usn.ubuntu.com/91-1/
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2005/0240
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2005/2565
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