GLSA-201811-14 : Exiv2: Multiple vulnerabilities

critical Nessus Plugin ID 119134


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


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201811-14 (Exiv2: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Exiv2. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
Impact :

A remote attacker could cause a Denial of Service condition or obtain sensitive information via a specially crafted file.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All Exiv2 users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-gfx/exiv2-0.26_p20180811-r3'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 119134

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201811-14.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Published: 11/26/2018

Updated: 2/12/2021

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:exiv2, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/24/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/18/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-17723, CVE-2017-17724, CVE-2018-10780, CVE-2018-10958, CVE-2018-10998, CVE-2018-10999, CVE-2018-11037, CVE-2018-11531, CVE-2018-12264, CVE-2018-12265, CVE-2018-5772, CVE-2018-8976, CVE-2018-8977, CVE-2018-9144, CVE-2018-9145, CVE-2018-9146, CVE-2018-9303, CVE-2018-9304, CVE-2018-9305, CVE-2018-9306

GLSA: 201811-14