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PostPosted: Tue Jul 07, 2015 7:26 am    Post subject: [ GLSA 201507-03 ] Exiv2 Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: Exiv2: Denial of Service (GLSA 201507-03)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: July 07, 2015
Bug(s): #534608
ID: 201507-03

Synopsis

A vulnerability in Exiv2 could lead to Denial of Service condition.

Background

Exiv2 is a C++ library and a command line utility to manage image
metadata.


Affected Packages

Package: media-gfx/exiv2
Vulnerable: < 0.24-r1
Unaffected: >= 0.24-r1
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

Exiv2 has a buffer overflow in the RiffVideo::infoTagsHandler function
in riffvideo.cpp.


Impact

A remote attacker could possibly cause a Denial of Service condition via
a specially crafted AVI file with IKEY INFO tag.


Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All Exiv2 users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-gfx/exiv2-0.24-r1"
   


References

CVE-2014-9449
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