A vulnerability has been discovered in exif which could result in denial of service.
|Package||media-gfx/exif on all architectures|
|Affected versions||< 0.6.22|
|Unaffected versions||>= 0.6.22|
libexif is a library for parsing, editing and saving Exif metadata from images. exif is a small command line interface for libexif.
There is a bug in exif's XML output format which can result in a null pointer dereference when outputting crafted JPEG EXIF data.
A crafted JPEG image can trigger a denial of service in the form of a null pointer dereference.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All exif users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-gfx/exif-0.6.22"
October 31, 2022
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