USN-5043-2: Exiv2 regression
11 January 2022
USN-5043-1 introduced a regression in Exiv2.
- exiv2 - EXIF/IPTC/XMP metadata manipulation tool
USN-5043-1 fixed vulnerabilities in Exiv2. The update introduced a new regression
that could cause a crash in applications using libexiv2. This update fixes the problem.
We apologize for the inconvenience.
Original advisory details:
It was discovered that Exiv2 incorrectly handled certain image files.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
- USN-5043-1: libexiv2-14, libexiv2-dev, exiv2, libexiv2-doc, libexiv2-27