Descriptionexiftags before 1.01 allows attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via recursive IFD references in the EXIF data in a JPEG image.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1533-1, DSA-1533-2
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs457062

Vulnerable and fixed packages

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Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
exiftags (PTS)wheezy1.01-5fixed
buster, sid, jessie, stretch1.01-6fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

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