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IDProjectCategoryView StatusLast Update
0007197Kali Linux[All Projects] Tool Upgrade Requestpublic2021-05-25 08:44
Reporteriis2h Assigned Tosbrun  
PriorityimmediateSeverityminorReproducibilityhave not tried
Status closedResolutionduplicate 
Product Version2021.1 
Target VersionFixed in Version 
Summary0007197: Exiftool CVE-2021-22204
DescriptionWhen I try to update the tool it says "tool is already the newest version" it's not !
To patch the bug we need to update it to 12.24 or above
Thanks,

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duplicate of 0007183 resolvedsbrun exiftool 12.16 

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sbrun

2021-05-25 08:44

manager   ~0014581

 The package libimage-exiftool-perl (which provides exiftool) is maintained in Debian.

The Debian maintainers can't update the package to a new upstream version as Debian is "freezed" right now (normal process before the new Debian Release).
But they are allowed to fix security issues and they had fixed this security issue in version 12.16+dfsg-2:
https://tracker.debian.org/media/packages/libi/libimage-exiftool-perl/changelog-12.16dfsg-2

We have the Debian version with the fix in kali-rolling.

Issue History

Date Modified Username Field Change
2021-05-22 06:15 iis2h New Issue
2021-05-22 06:15 iis2h Status new => assigned
2021-05-22 06:15 iis2h Assigned To => sbrun
2021-05-25 08:43 sbrun Relationship added duplicate of 0007183
2021-05-25 08:44 sbrun Status assigned => closed
2021-05-25 08:44 sbrun Resolution open => duplicate
2021-05-25 08:44 sbrun Note Added: 0014581
2021-05-31 13:37 rhertzog Category Tool Upgrade => Tool Upgrade Request