Debian Security Advisory

DSA-4958-1 exiv2 -- security update

Date Reported:
13 Aug 2021
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2019-20421, CVE-2021-3482, CVE-2021-29457, CVE-2021-29473, 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 the stable distribution (buster), these problems have been fixed in version 0.25-4+deb10u2.

We recommend that you upgrade your exiv2 packages.

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