DescriptionA buffer overflow vulnerability in the Databuf function in types.cpp of Exiv2 v0.27.1 leads to a denial of service (DOS).
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
exiv2 (PTS)stretch0.25-3.1+deb9u2undetermined
stretch (security)0.25-3.1+deb9u1undetermined
bullseye, sid0.27.3-3undetermined

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs

check, unclear if fixed or not, upstream cannot reproduce as well in 0.27.1 as reported

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