DescriptionA design flaw in image processing software that modifies JPEG images might not modify the original EXIF thumbnail, which could lead to an information leak of potentially sensitive visual information that had been removed from the main JPEG image.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitylow (attack range: local)
Debian Bugs298051

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
imagemagick (PTS)wheezy8:
wheezy (security)8:
jessie, jessie (security)8:
stretch (security)8:
buster, sid8:

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


<Maulkin> The EXIF spec says "if your app can't handle $foo, don't touch $foo"
<Piet> 'convert -strip' will remove exif data according to

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