Bug 425551 (CVE-2007-6351) - CVE-2007-6351 libexif infinite recursion flaw (DoS)
Summary: CVE-2007-6351 libexif infinite recursion flaw (DoS)
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Alias: CVE-2007-6351
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
medium
medium
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
QA Contact:
URL:
Whiteboard: impact=moderate,reported=20071214,sou...
Keywords: Security
Depends On: 425621 425631 425641 425671 425681 833926
Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2007-12-14 22:10 UTC by Josh Bressers
Modified: 2012-06-20 14:18 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Clone Of:
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Last Closed: 2008-01-11 17:12:27 UTC


Attachments (Terms of Use)
Upstream patch taken from CVS (251 bytes, patch)
2007-12-14 22:10 UTC, Josh Bressers
no flags Details | Diff


External Trackers
Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2007:1165 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Moderate: libexif security update 2007-12-19 15:34:59 UTC

Description Josh Bressers 2007-12-14 22:10:42 UTC
An infinite recursion flaw was found in libexif.  This could be leveraged by an
attacker to crash an application using libexif to process image data content.

Comment 1 Josh Bressers 2007-12-14 22:10:42 UTC
Created attachment 289531 [details]
Upstream patch taken from CVS

Comment 6 Tomas Hoger 2007-12-19 16:55:07 UTC
Fixed in affected Red Hat Enterprise Linux versions:
  http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2007-1165.html

Comment 7 Red Hat Product Security 2008-01-11 17:12:27 UTC
This issue was addressed in:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux:
  http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2007-1165.html

Fedora:
  https://admin.fedoraproject.org/updates/F7/FEDORA-2007-4608
  https://admin.fedoraproject.org/updates/F8/FEDORA-2007-4667


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