DescriptionIn Exiv2, there is an out-of-bounds read in Exiv2::MrwImage::readMetadata() in mrwimage.cpp. It could result in denial of service.
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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)


[buster] - exiv2 <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[stretch] - exiv2 <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[jessie] - exiv2 <not-affected> (poc not triggered with asan/valgrind, different MemIo::seek bound check)
fixed through CVE-2019-13504

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