Scientific Linux Security Update : exiv2 on SL7.x x86_64 (20190806)

high Nessus Plugin ID 128216


The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


The following packages have been upgraded to a later upstream version:
exiv2 (0.27.0).

Security Fix(es) :

- exiv2: heap-buffer-overflow in Exiv2::IptcData::printStructure in src/iptc.cpp (CVE-2017-17724)

- exiv2: out-of-bounds read in Exiv2::Internal::stringFormat image.cpp (CVE-2018-8976)

- exiv2: invalid memory access in Exiv2::Internal::printCsLensFFFF function in canonmn_int.cpp (CVE-2018-8977)

- exiv2: out of bounds read in IptcData::printStructure in iptc.c (CVE-2018-9305)

- exiv2: OOB read in pngimage.cpp:tEXtToDataBuf() allows for crash via crafted file (CVE-2018-10772)

- exiv2: SIGABRT caused by memory allocation in types.cpp:Exiv2::Internal::PngChunk::zlibUncompress() (CVE-2018-10958)

- exiv2: SIGABRT by triggering an incorrect Safe::add call (CVE-2018-10998)

- exiv2: information leak via a crafted file (CVE-2018-11037)

- exiv2: integer overflow in getData function in preview.cpp (CVE-2018-12264)

- exiv2: integer overflow in the LoaderExifJpeg class in preview.cpp (CVE-2018-12265)

- exiv2: heap-based buffer over-read in WebPImage::decodeChunks in webpimage.cpp (CVE-2018-14046)

- exiv2: NULL pointer dereference in Exiv2::DataValue::copy in value.cpp leading to application crash (CVE-2018-17282)

- exiv2: Stack overflow in CiffDirectory::readDirectory() at crwimage_int.cpp leading to denial of service (CVE-2018-17581)

- exiv2: infinite loop in Exiv2::Image::printIFDStructure function in image.cpp (CVE-2018-18915)

- exiv2: heap-based buffer over-read in Exiv2::IptcParser::decode in iptc.cpp (CVE-2018-19107)

- exiv2: infinite loop in Exiv2::PsdImage::readMetadata in psdimage.cpp (CVE-2018-19108)

- exiv2: heap-based buffer over-read in PngChunk::readRawProfile in pngchunk_int.cpp (CVE-2018-19535)

- exiv2: NULL pointer dereference in Exiv2::isoSpeed in easyaccess.cpp (CVE-2018-19607)

- exiv2: Heap-based buffer over-read in Exiv2::tEXtToDataBuf function resulting in a denial of service (CVE-2018-20096)

- exiv2: Segmentation fault in Exiv2::Internal::TiffParserWorker::findPrimaryGroups function (CVE-2018-20097)

- exiv2: Heap-based buffer over-read in Exiv2::Jp2Image::encodeJp2Header resulting in a denial of service (CVE-2018-20098)

- exiv2: Infinite loop in Exiv2::Jp2Image::encodeJp2Header resulting in a denial of service (CVE-2018-20099)


Update the affected packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 128216

File Name: sl_20190806_exiv2_on_SL7_x.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 8/27/2019

Updated: 2/24/2020

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 7.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:exiv2, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:exiv2-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:exiv2-devel, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:exiv2-doc, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:exiv2-libs, x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 8/6/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/12/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-17724, CVE-2018-10772, CVE-2018-10958, CVE-2018-10998, CVE-2018-11037, CVE-2018-12264, CVE-2018-12265, CVE-2018-14046, CVE-2018-17282, CVE-2018-17581, CVE-2018-18915, CVE-2018-19107, CVE-2018-19108, CVE-2018-19535, CVE-2018-19607, CVE-2018-20096, CVE-2018-20097, CVE-2018-20098, CVE-2018-20099, CVE-2018-8976, CVE-2018-8977, CVE-2018-9305