Debian Security Advisory

DLA-2019-1 exiv2 -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
04 Dec 2019
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2019-17402.
More information:

A corrupted or specially crafted CRW images might exceed the overall buffersize to cause a denial of service.

For Debian 8 Jessie, this problem has been fixed in version 0.24-4.1+deb8u5.

We recommend that you upgrade your exiv2 packages.

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