[ GLSA 201811-14 ] Exiv2: Multiple vulnerabilities


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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory GLSA 201811-14
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https://security.gentoo.org/
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Severity: Normal
Title: Exiv2: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: November 24, 2018
Bugs: #647810, #647812, #647816, #652822, #655842, #655958, #658236
ID: 201811-14

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Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Exiv2, the worst of which
could result in a Denial of Service condition.

Background

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

Affected packages

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Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
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1 media-gfx/exiv2 0.26_p20180811-r3=20

Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Exiv2. Please review
the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact

A remote attacker could cause a Denial of Service condition or obtain
sensitive information via a specially crafted file.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All Exiv2 users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge –sync
# emerge –ask –oneshot -v “>media-gfx/exiv2-0.26_p20180811-r3”

References

[ 1 ] CVE-2017-17723
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-17723
[ 2 ] CVE-2017-17724
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-17724
[ 3 ] CVE-2018-10780
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-10780
[ 4 ] CVE-2018-10958
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-10958
[ 5 ] CVE-2018-10998
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-10998
[ 6 ] CVE-2018-10999
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-10999
[ 7 ] CVE-2018-11037
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-11037
[ 8 ] CVE-2018-11531
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-11531
[ 9 ] CVE-2018-12264
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-12264
[ 10 ] CVE-2018-12265
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-12265
[ 11 ] CVE-2018-5772
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-5772
[ 12 ] CVE-2018-8976
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-8976
[ 13 ] CVE-2018-8977
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-8977
[ 14 ] CVE-2018-9144
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-9144
[ 15 ] CVE-2018-9145
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-9145
[ 16 ] CVE-2018-9146
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-9146
[ 17 ] CVE-2018-9303
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-9303
[ 18 ] CVE-2018-9304
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-9304
[ 19 ] CVE-2018-9305
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-9305
[ 20 ] CVE-2018-9306
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-9306

Availability

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201811-14

Concerns?

Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users’ machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License

Copyright 2018 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons – Attribution / Share Alike license.

https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5

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