CVE-2021-22204

NameCVE-2021-22204
DescriptionImproper neutralization of user data in the DjVu file format in ExifTool versions 7.44 and up allows arbitrary code execution when parsing the malicious image
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)
ReferencesDSA-4910-1
NVD severitymedium
Debian Bugs987505

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
libimage-exiftool-perl (PTS)stretch10.40-1vulnerable
buster11.16-1vulnerable
buster (security)11.16-1+deb10u1fixed
bullseye, sid12.16+dfsg-2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
libimage-exiftool-perlsourcebuster11.16-1+deb10u1DSA-4910-1
libimage-exiftool-perlsource(unstable)12.16+dfsg-2987505

Notes

https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/1925985
https://github.com/exiftool/exiftool/commit/cf0f4e7dcd024ca99615bfd1102a841a25dde031#diff-fa0d652d10dbcd246e6b1df16c1e992931d3bb717a7e36157596b76bdadb3800

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