DescriptionThere is a Floating point exception in the Exiv2::ValueType function in Exiv2 0.26 that will lead to a remote denial of service attack via crafted input.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs876893

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
exiv2 (PTS)wheezy0.23-1vulnerable
wheezy (security)0.23-1+deb7u1vulnerable
buster, sid, stretch0.25-3.1vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


[stretch] - exiv2 <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[jessie] - exiv2 <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
Reproducible in wheezy/jessie/stretch/sid(0.25-3.1)/experimental(0.26-1).

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