Low: exiv2 security, bug fix, and enhancement update

ID ALSA-2021:1758
Type almalinux
Reporter AlmaLinux
Modified 2021-08-11T08:54:00


The exiv2 packages provide a command line utility which can display and manipulate image metadata such as EXIF, LPTC, and JPEG comments.

The following packages have been upgraded to a later upstream version: exiv2 (0.27.3). (BZ#1880984)

Security Fix(es):

  • exiv2: out-of-bounds read in CiffDirectory::readDirectory due to lack of size check (CVE-2019-17402)

For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section.

Additional Changes:

For detailed information on changes in this release, see the AlmaLinux Release Notes linked from the References section.