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Published: 12 February 2024

Exiv2 is a command-line utility and C++ library for reading, writing, deleting, and modifying the metadata of image files. An out-of-bounds read was found in Exiv2 version v0.28.1. The vulnerable function, `QuickTimeVideo::NikonTagsDecoder`, was new in v0.28.0, so Exiv2 versions before v0.28 are _not_ affected. The out-of-bounds read is triggered when Exiv2 is used to read the metadata of a crafted video file. In most cases this out of bounds read will result in a crash. This bug is fixed in version v0.28.2. Users are advised to upgrade. There are no known workarounds for this vulnerability.




Package Release Status
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
xenial Not vulnerable

bionic Not vulnerable

focal Not vulnerable

jammy Not vulnerable

mantic Not vulnerable
Released (v0.28.2)
trusty Ignored
(end of standard support)