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Debian: Security Advisory for exiv2 (DSA-4958-1)

Information

Severity

Severity

High

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

7.8

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

1 year ago

Modified

Modified

11 months ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update for the 'exiv2' package(s) announced via the DSA-4958-1 advisory.

Insight

Insight

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.

Affected Software

Affected Software

'exiv2' package(s) on Debian Linux.

Detection Method

Detection Method

Checks if a vulnerable package version is present on the target host.

Solution

Solution

For the stable distribution (buster), these problems have been fixed in version 0.25-4+deb10u2. We recommend that you upgrade your exiv2 packages.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)