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Debian: CVE-2016-5684: freeimage -- security update

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Debian: CVE-2016-5684: freeimage -- security update

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
10/13/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/14/2016
Modified
03/02/2020

Description

An exploitable out-of-bounds write vulnerability exists in the XMP image handling functionality of the FreeImage library. A specially crafted XMP file can cause an arbitrary memory overwrite resulting in code execution. An attacker can provide a malicious image to trigger this vulnerability.

Solution(s)

  • debian-upgrade-freeimage

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