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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2007-6351

libexif 0.6.16 and earlier allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite recursion) via an image file with crafted EXIF tags, possibly involving the exif_loader_write function in exif_loader.c.
Publish Date : 2007-12-19 Last Update Date : 2018-10-15
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
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 None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service
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 2007-12-14 2007-12-14
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2007-6351 unix
DSA-1487 libexif -- several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8088 unix
DSA-1487-1 libexif - several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:18662 unix
ELSA-2007:1165: libexif security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22348 unix
libexif 0.6.16 and earlier allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite recursion) via an i... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9420 unix
RHSA-2007:1165: libexif security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20071165 unix
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- Products Affected By CVE-2007-6351

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Curtis Galloway Libexif 0.6.14 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Curtis Galloway Libexif 0.6.15 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Curtis Galloway Libexif 0.6.16 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Curtis Galloway Libexif 3

- References For CVE-2007-6351
XF libexif-exifloaderwrit-dos(39166)
BUGTRAQ 20080105 rPSA-2008-0006-1 libexif
BID 26976 libexif Image Tag Remote Denial Of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2008-10-15
SECTRACK 1019124
VUPEN ADV-2007-4278
GENTOO GLSA-200712-15
SUSE SUSE-SR:2008:002

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2007-6351

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