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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2021-37618) ELSA-2021-4319: compat-exiv2-026 security update

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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2021-37618) ELSA-2021-4319: compat-exiv2-026 security update

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
08/09/2021
Created
11/19/2021
Added
11/17/2021
Modified
11/17/2021

Description

Exiv2 is a command-line utility and C++ library for reading, writing, deleting, and modifying the metadata of image files. An out-of-bounds read was found in Exiv2 versions v0.27.4 and earlier. The out-of-bounds read is triggered when Exiv2 is used to print the metadata of a crafted image file. An attacker could potentially exploit the vulnerability to cause a denial of service, if they can trick the victim into running Exiv2 on a crafted image file. Note that this bug is only triggered when printing the image ICC profile, which is a less frequently used Exiv2 operation that requires an extra command line option (`-p C`). The bug is fixed in version v0.27.5.

Solution(s)

  • oracle-linux-upgrade-compat-exiv2

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