USN-4056-1: Exiv2 vulnerabilities

15 July 2019

Several security issues were fixed in Exiv2.

Releases

Packages

  • exiv2 - EXIF/IPTC/XMP metadata manipulation tool

Details

It was discovered that Exiv2 incorrectly handled certain PSD files.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service.
(CVE-2018-19107, CVE-2018-19108)

It was discovered that Exiv2 incorrectly handled certain PNG files.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service.
(CVE-2018-19535, CVE-2019-13112)

It was discovered that Exiv2 incorrectly handled certain CRW files.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service.
(CVE-2019-13110, CVE-2019-13113)

It was discovered that incorrectly handled certain HTTP requests.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service.
(CVE-2019-13114)

Update instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:

Ubuntu 19.04
Ubuntu 18.10
Ubuntu 18.04
Ubuntu 16.04

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.