CVE-2019-14369

NameCVE-2019-14369
DescriptionExiv2::PngImage::readMetadata() in pngimage.cpp in Exiv2 0.27.99.0 allows attackers to cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer over-read) via a crafted image file.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
exiv2 (PTS)buster, buster (security)0.25-4+deb10u2vulnerable
bullseye (security), bullseye0.27.3-3+deb11u1fixed
bookworm, sid0.27.5-4fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
exiv2sourcejessie(not affected)
exiv2source(unstable)0.27.2-6

Notes

[buster] - exiv2 <ignored> (Minor issue)
[stretch] - exiv2 <ignored> (Minor issue)
[jessie] - exiv2 <not-affected> (poc not triggered with asan/valgrind, different MemIo::seek bound check)
https://github.com/Exiv2/exiv2/issues/953
fixed through CVE-2019-13504
https://github.com/Exiv2/exiv2/commit/bd0afe0390439b2c424d881c8c6eb0c5624e31d9

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