CVE-2018-20030

HIGH

Description

An error when processing the EXIF_IFD_INTEROPERABILITY and EXIF_IFD_EXIF tags within libexif version 0.6.21 can be exploited to exhaust available CPU resources.

References

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2020-03/msg00000.html

https://github.com/libexif/libexif/commit/6aa11df549114ebda520dde4cdaea2f9357b2c89

https://secuniaresearch.flexerasoftware.com/secunia_research/2018-28/

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2019-02-20

Updated: 2020-03-01

Type: CWE-400

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.8

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C

Impact Score: 6.9

Exploitability Score: 10

Severity: HIGH

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Impact Score: 3.6

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: HIGH