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Ubuntu: USN-4270-1 (CVE-2019-20421): Exiv2 vulnerability

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Ubuntu: USN-4270-1 (CVE-2019-20421): Exiv2 vulnerability

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
01/27/2020
Created
02/08/2020
Added
02/06/2020
Modified
03/02/2020

Description

In Jp2Image::readMetadata() in jp2image.cpp in Exiv2 0.27.2, an input file can result in an infinite loop and hang, with high CPU consumption. Remote attackers could leverage this vulnerability to cause a denial of service via a crafted file.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-exiv2
  • ubuntu-upgrade-libexiv2-14

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