Debian Security Advisory

DLA-2750-1 exiv2 -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
30 Aug 2021
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 950183, Bug 986888, Bug 987277, Bug 991705, Bug 991705, Bug 991706.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2019-20421, CVE-2021-3482, CVE-2021-29457, CVE-2021-29473, CVE-2021-31291, CVE-2021-31292.
More information:

Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in Exiv2, a C++ library and a command line utility to manage image metadata which could result in denial of service or the execution of arbitrary code if a malformed file is parsed.

For Debian 9 stretch, these problems have been fixed in version 0.25-3.1+deb9u3.

We recommend that you upgrade your exiv2 packages.

For the detailed security status of exiv2 please refer to its security tracker page at:

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