Debian Security Advisory

DLA-2663-1 libimage-exiftool-perl -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
16 May 2021
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 987505.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2021-22204.
More information:

A vulnerability was discovered in libimage-exiftool-perl, a library and program to read and write meta information in multimedia files, which may result in execution of arbitrary code if a malformed DjVu file is processed.

For Debian 9 stretch, this problem has been fixed in version 10.40-1+deb9u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your libimage-exiftool-perl packages.

For the detailed security status of libimage-exiftool-perl please refer to its security tracker page at:

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