Debian Security Advisory
DLA-1855-1 exiv2 -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 19 Jul 2019
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2019-13504.
- More information:
It was discovered that there was an integer overflow vulnerability in exiv2, a tool to manipulate images containing (eg.) EXIF metadata.
This could have resulted in a denial of service via a specially-crafted file.
Out-of-bounds read in Exiv2::MrwImage::readMetadata in mrwimage.cpp in Exiv2 through 0.27.2.
For Debian 8
Jessie, these problems have been fixed in version 0.24-4.1+deb8u4.
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