openSUSE Security Update : exiv2 (openSUSE-2018-1224)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 118339

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VPR Score: 5.9


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update for exiv2 fixes the following issues :

exiv2 was updated to latest 0.26 branch, fixing bugs and security issues :

- CVE-2018-12264, CVE-2018-12265: Integer overflows in the LoaderExifJpeg class could lead to memory corruption (bsc#1097599)


Update the affected exiv2 packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 118339

File Name: openSUSE-2018-1224.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/10/24

Updated: 2020/06/04

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 5.9

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 8.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:exiv2, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:exiv2-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:exiv2-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:exiv2-lang, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libexiv2-26, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libexiv2-26-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libexiv2-26-32bit-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libexiv2-26-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libexiv2-devel, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:15.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Patch Publication Date: 2018/10/23

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-12264, CVE-2018-12265