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CVE-2006-4168 Detail

Current Description

Integer overflow in the exif_data_load_data_entry function in libexif/exif-data.c in Libexif before 0.6.16 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or execute arbitrary code via an image with many EXIF components, which triggers a heap-based buffer overflow.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.8 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Provides unauthorized access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://labs.idefense.com/intelligence/vulnerabilities/display.php?id=543 Patch Vendor Advisory
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200706-09.xml
http://sourceforge.net/project/shownotes.php?release_id=515385 Patch
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1310
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:128
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_14_sr.html
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_39_libexif.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/472046/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/24461
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1018240
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-478-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/2165
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/34851
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1482
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9349
https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2007-0501.html

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:libexif:libexif:0.6.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:libexif:libexif:0.6.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:libexif:libexif:0.6.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:libexif:libexif:0.6.13:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:libexif:libexif:0.6.14:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:libexif:libexif:0.6.15:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-4168
NVD Published Date:
06/14/2007
NVD Last Modified:
10/17/2018