GLSA-201507-03 : Exiv2: Denial of Service

This script is Copyright (C) 2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201507-03
(Exiv2: Denial of Service)

Exiv2 has a buffer overflow in the RiffVideo::infoTagsHandler function
in riffvideo.cpp.

Impact :

A remote attacker could possibly cause a Denial of Service condition via
a specially crafted AVI file with IKEY INFO tag.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

Solution :

All Exiv2 users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-gfx/exiv2-0.24-r1'

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 84602 ()

Bugtraq ID: 71912

CVE ID: CVE-2014-9449

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