DescriptionBuffer overflow in the RiffVideo::infoTagsHandler function in riffvideo.cpp in Exiv2 0.24 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a long IKEY INFO tag value in an AVI file.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
Debian Bugs773846

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
exiv2 (PTS)bullseye0.27.3-3+deb11u2fixed
bullseye (security)0.27.3-3+deb11u1fixed
sid, trixie, bookworm0.27.6-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
exiv2sourcesqueeze(not affected)
exiv2sourcewheezy(not affected)


[wheezy] - exiv2 <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)
[squeeze] - exiv2 <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)

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