Threat Encyclopedia

RHSA-2021:1758-Security Advisory

Description

The vulnerabilities in the following products could cause the system to become vulnerable to malicious security attack: exiv2

Analysis

The exiv2 packages provide a command line utility which can display and manipulate image metadata such as EXIF, LPTC, and JPEG comments. The following packages have been upgraded to a later upstream version: exiv2 (0.27.3). (BZ#1880984) Security Fix(es): exiv2: out-of-bounds read in CiffDirectory::readDirectory due to lack of size check (CVE-2019-17402) For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section. Additional Changes: For detailed information on changes in this release, see the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.4 Release Notes linked from the References section. SolutionFor details on how to apply this update, which includes the changes described in this advisory, refer to:https://access.redhat.com/articles/11258

Affected Products

exiv2

CVE References

CVE-2019-17402