Debian Security Advisory
DLA-1691-1 exiv2 -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 26 Feb 2019
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2018-17581, CVE-2018-19107, CVE-2018-19108, CVE-2018-19535, CVE-2018-20097.
- More information:
Several issues have been found in exiv2, a EXIF/IPTC/XMP metadata manipulation tool.
A stack overflow due to a recursive function call causing excessive stack consumption which leads to denial of service.
A heap based buffer over-read caused by an integer overflow could result in a denial of service via a crafted file.
There seems to be an infinite loop inside a function that can be activated by a crafted image.
A heap based buffer over-read caused could result in a denial of service via a crafted file.
A crafted image could result in a denial of service.
For Debian 8 "Jessie", these problems have been fixed in version 0.24-4.1+deb8u3.
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