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Secunia Security Advisory 49988

Secunia Security Advisory 49988
Posted Jul 20, 2012
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

Secunia Security Advisory - Slackware has issued an update for libexif. This fixes multiple vulnerabilities, which can be exploited by malicious people to disclose certain sensitive information, cause a DoS (Denial of Service), and compromise an application using the library.

tags | advisory, denial of service, vulnerability
systems | linux, slackware
MD5 | 618b157de103f0ee52a20939b184a5a2

Secunia Security Advisory 49988

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TITLE:
Slackware update for libexif

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA49988

VERIFY ADVISORY:
Secunia.com
http://secunia.com/advisories/49988/
Customer Area (Credentials Required)
https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=49988

RELEASE DATE:
2012-07-19

DISCUSS ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/49988/#comments

AVAILABLE ON SITE AND IN CUSTOMER AREA:
* Last Update
* Popularity
* Comments
* Criticality Level
* Impact
* Where
* Solution Status
* Operating System / Software
* CVE Reference(s)

http://secunia.com/advisories/49988/

ONLY AVAILABLE IN CUSTOMER AREA:
* Authentication Level
* Report Reliability
* Secunia PoC
* Secunia Analysis
* Systems Affected
* Approve Distribution
* Remediation Status
* Secunia CVSS Score
* CVSS

https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=49988

ONLY AVAILABLE WITH SECUNIA CSI AND SECUNIA PSI:
* AUTOMATED SCANNING

http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/personal/
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/corporate/wsus_sccm_3rd_third_party_patching/

DESCRIPTION:
Slackware has issued an update for libexif. This fixes multiple
vulnerabilities, which can be exploited by malicious people to
disclose certain sensitive information, cause a DoS (Denial of
Service), and compromise an application using the library.

For more information:
SA49857

SOLUTION:
Apply updated packages

Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
SSA:2012-200-01:
http://slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2012&m=slackware-security.546794

OTHER REFERENCES:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

DEEP LINKS:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXTENDED DESCRIPTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXTENDED SOLUTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXPLOIT:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

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About:
This Advisory was delivered by Secunia as a free service to help
private users keeping their systems up to date against the latest
vulnerabilities.

Subscribe:
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Definitions: (Criticality, Where etc.)
http://secunia.com/advisories/about_secunia_advisories/


Please Note:
Secunia recommends that you verify all advisories you receive by
clicking the link.
Secunia NEVER sends attached files with advisories.
Secunia does not advise people to install third party patches, only
use those supplied by the vendor.

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