DescriptionIn Exiv2 0.26, there is an out-of-bounds read in Exiv2::Internal::binaryToString in image.cpp. It could result in denial of service or information disclosure.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
exiv2 (PTS)buster0.25-4+deb10u2fixed
buster (security)0.25-4+deb10u4fixed
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
exiv2sourcewheezy(not affected)
exiv2sourcebuster(not affected)


[buster] - exiv2 <not-affected> (printing IPTC structures added in 0.26)
[wheezy] - exiv2 <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present) intends to fix this

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