GLSA-201507-03 : Exiv2: Denial of Service
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 84602
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe 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.
A remote attacker could possibly cause a Denial of Service condition via a specially crafted AVI file with IKEY INFO tag.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll Exiv2 users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-gfx/exiv2-0.24-r1'