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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.58921
Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2007:0501
Summary:NOSUMMARY
Description:Description:

The remote host is missing updates announced in
advisory RHSA-2007:0501.

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

An integer overflow flaw was found in the way libexif parses EXIF image
tags. If a victim opens a carefully crafted EXIF image file it could cause
the application linked against libexif to execute arbitrary code or crash.
(CVE-2007-4168)

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-2007-0501.html
http://www.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#moderate

Risk factor : Medium

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2007-4168
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