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CVE-2012-2814

Buffer overflow in the exif_entry_format_value function in exif-entry.c in the EXIF Tag Parsing Library (aka libexif) 0.6.20 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service or possibly execute arbitrary code via crafted EXIF tags in an image.

Details Source

Mitre

Public Date

2012-07-12 00:00:00

Impact

Moderate

Bugzilla

CVE-2012-2814 libexif: "exif_entry_format_value()" buffer overflow

Bugzilla ID

839 183

CVSS Status

verified

Base Score

6.80

Base Metrics

AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Acknowledgements

Red Hat would like to thank Dan Fandrich for reporting this issue. Upstream acknowledges Mateusz Jurczyk of the Google Security Team as the original reporter.

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (libexif) RHSA-2012:1255 2012-09-11
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (libexif) RHSA-2012:1255 2012-09-11