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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-4168

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.
Publish Date : 2007-06-14 Last Update Date : 2018-10-17
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access User
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceExecute CodeOverflow
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate 2007-06-12 2007-06-13
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DSA-1310-1 libexif oval:org.mitre.oval:def:18779 unix
ELSA-2007:0501: libexif integer overflow (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21778 unix
Integer overflow in the exif_data_load_data_entry function in libexif/exif-data.c in Libexif before 0.6.16 allows remote... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9349 unix
RHSA-2007:0501: libexif integer overflow (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20070501 unix
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- Products Affected By CVE-2006-4168

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Libexif Libexif 0.6.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Libexif Libexif 0.6.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Libexif Libexif 0.6.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Libexif Libexif 0.6.13 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Libexif Libexif 0.6.14 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Libexif Libexif 0.6.15 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Libexif Libexif 6

- References For CVE-2006-4168
REDHAT RHSA-2007:0501
VUPEN ADV-2007-2165
XF multiple-libexif-exifdataloaddataentry-bo(34851) CONFIRM
BID 24461 EXIF Library EXIF File Processing Integer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2007-07-27
SECTRACK 1018240
BUGTRAQ 20070622 FLEA-2007-0028-1: libexif
SUSE SUSE-SR:2007:014
GENTOO GLSA-200706-09
IDEFENSE 20070613 Multiple Vendor libexif Integer Overflow Heap Corruption Vulnerability

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-4168

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