Debian Security Advisory
DLA-1147-1 exiv2 -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 26 Oct 2017
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 876893.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-11591, CVE-2017-11683, CVE-2017-14859, CVE-2017-14862, CVE-2017-14864.
- More information:
The exiv2 library is vulnerable to multiple issues that can all lead to denial of service of the applications relying on the library to parse images' metadata.
Denial of service via floating point exception in the Exiv2::ValueType function.
Denial of service through failing assertion triggered by crafted image.
- CVE-2017-14859 /
Denial of service through invalid memory access triggered by a crafted image.
For Debian 7
Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 0.23-1+deb7u2.
We recommend that you upgrade your exiv2 packages.
Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS