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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
[DLA 1691-1] exiv2 security update
27 February 2019
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Operating System: Debian GNU/Linux 8
Impact/Access: Denial of Service -- Remote with User Interaction
Access Confidential Data -- Remote with User Interaction
CVE Names: CVE-2018-20097 CVE-2018-19535 CVE-2018-19108
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Package : exiv2
Version : 0.24-4.1+deb8u3
CVE ID : CVE-2018-17581 CVE-2018-19107 CVE-2018-19108
Several issues have been found in exiv2, a EXIF/IPTC/XMP metadata
A stack overflow due to a recursive function call causing excessive
stack consumption which leads to denial of service.
A heap based buffer over-read caused by an integer overflow could
result in a denial of service via a crafted file.
There seems to be an infinite loop inside a function that can be
activated by a crafted image.
A heap based buffer over-read caused could result in a denial of
service via a crafted file.
A crafted image could result in a denial of service.
For Debian 8 "Jessie", these problems have been fixed in version
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
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