Debian Security Advisory

DLA-864-1 jhead -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
22 Mar 2017
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2016-3822.
More information:

It was discovered that there was a vulnerability in jhead, a tool to manipulate the non-image part of EXIF-compliant JPEG files; remote attackers were able to execute arbitrary code via crafted image data.

For Debian 7 Wheezy, this issue has been fixed in jhead version 1:2.95-1+deb7u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your jhead packages.