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CVE-2021-3482

Published: 8 April 2021

A flaw was found in Exiv2 in versions before and including 0.27.4-RC1. Improper input validation of the rawData.size property in Jp2Image::readMetadata() in jp2image.cpp can lead to a heap-based buffer overflow via a crafted JPG image containing malicious EXIF data.

Priority

Medium

Cvss 3 Severity Score

6.5

Score breakdown

Status

Package Release Status
exiv2
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic
Released (0.25-3.1ubuntu0.18.04.7)
focal
Released (0.27.2-8ubuntu2.2)
groovy
Released (0.27.3-3ubuntu0.2)
hirsute
Released (0.27.3-3ubuntu1.1)
impish
Released (0.27.3-3ubuntu2)
jammy
Released (0.27.3-3ubuntu2)
trusty Does not exist

upstream Needs triage

xenial
Released (0.25-2.1ubuntu16.04.7+esm1)
Available with Ubuntu Pro or Ubuntu Pro (Infra-only)
Patches:
upstream: https://github.com/Exiv2/exiv2/commit/22ea582c6b74ada30bec3a6b15de3c3e52f2b4da
upstream: https://github.com/Exiv2/exiv2/commit/cac151ec052d44da3dc779e9e4028e581acb128a

Severity score breakdown

Parameter Value
Base score 6.5
Attack vector Network
Attack complexity Low
Privileges required None
User interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Low
Integrity impact None
Availability impact Low
Vector CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:L