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CVE-2024-39695

Published: 8 July 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 v0.28.2. The vulnerability is in the parser for the ASF video format, which was a new feature in v0.28.0. The out-of-bounds read is triggered when Exiv2 is used to read the metadata of a crafted video file. The bug is fixed in version v0.28.3.

Notes

AuthorNote
sbeattie
introduced in cb7a48f84 "Rework Asf and Riff formats ;
add test/data for video support" (v0.28.0), no Ubuntu versions
affected

Priority

Medium

Cvss 3 Severity Score

6.5

Score breakdown

Status

Package Release Status
exiv2
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Not vulnerable
(code not present)
focal Not vulnerable
(code not present)
jammy Not vulnerable
(code not present)
mantic Not vulnerable
(code not present)
noble Not vulnerable
(code not present)
upstream Not vulnerable
(debian: Vulnerable code not present)
xenial Not vulnerable
(code not present)

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