Debian DLA-1147-1 : exiv2 security update
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 104186
SynopsisThe remote Debian host is missing a security update.
DescriptionThe exiv2 library is vulnerable to multiple issues that can all lead to denial of service of the applications relying on the library to parse images' metadata.
Denial of service via floating point exception in the Exiv2::ValueType function.
Denial of service through failing assertion triggered by crafted image.
CVE-2017-14859 / CVE-2017-14862 / CVE-2017-14864
Denial of service through invalid memory access triggered by a crafted image.
For Debian 7 'Wheezy', these problems have been fixed in version 0.23-1+deb7u2.
We recommend that you upgrade your exiv2 packages.
NOTE: Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the DLA security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
SolutionUpgrade the affected packages.