Debian Security Advisory

DLA-1147-1 exiv2 -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
26 Oct 2017
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 876893.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-11591, CVE-2017-11683, CVE-2017-14859, CVE-2017-14862, CVE-2017-14864.
More information:

The exiv2 library is vulnerable to multiple issues that can all lead to denial of service of the applications relying on the library to parse images' metadata.

For Debian 7 Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 0.23-1+deb7u2.

We recommend that you upgrade your exiv2 packages.

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