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Alma Linux: CVE-2018-14338: Moderate: exiv2 security, bug fix, and enhancement update (ALSA-2020-1577)

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Alma Linux: CVE-2018-14338: Moderate: exiv2 security, bug fix, and enhancement update (ALSA-2020-1577)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
07/17/2018
Created
05/05/2022
Added
05/04/2022
Modified
05/20/2022

Description

samples/geotag.cpp in the example code of Exiv2 0.26 misuses the realpath function on POSIX platforms (other than Apple platforms) where glibc is not used, possibly leading to a buffer overflow.

Solution(s)

  • alma-upgrade-exiv2-devel
  • alma-upgrade-exiv2-doc
  • alma-upgrade-gegl
  • alma-upgrade-gnome-color-manager
  • alma-upgrade-libgexiv2
  • alma-upgrade-libgexiv2-devel

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