Debian Security Advisory

DLA-963-1 exiv2 -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
29 May 2017
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 863410.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-9239.
More information:

It was discovered that the exiv2 library fails to parse some crafted tiff images, leading to denial of service via application crash.

For Debian 7 Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 0.23-1+deb7u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your exiv2 packages.

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