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Debian Security Bug TrackerDEBIANCVE:CVE-2021-29473
HistoryApr 26, 2021 - 7:15 p.m.

CVE-2021-29473

2021-04-2619:15:00
Debian Security Bug Tracker
security-tracker.debian.org
8

2.5 Low

CVSS3

Attack Vector

LOCAL

Attack Complexity

HIGH

Privileges Required

NONE

User Interaction

REQUIRED

Scope

UNCHANGED

Confidentiality Impact

NONE

Integrity Impact

NONE

Availability Impact

LOW

CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L

2.6 Low

CVSS2

Access Vector

NETWORK

Access Complexity

HIGH

Authentication

NONE

Confidentiality Impact

NONE

Integrity Impact

NONE

Availability Impact

PARTIAL

AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

0.002 Low

EPSS

Percentile

51.0%

Exiv2 is a C++ library and a command-line utility to read, write, delete and modify Exif, IPTC, XMP and ICC image metadata. An out-of-bounds read was found in Exiv2 versions v0.27.3 and earlier. Exiv2 is a command-line utility and C++ library for reading, writing, deleting, and modifying the metadata of image files. The out-of-bounds read is triggered when Exiv2 is used to write metadata into a crafted image file. An attacker could potentially exploit the vulnerability to cause a denial of service by crashing Exiv2, if they can trick the victim into running Exiv2 on a crafted image file. Note that this bug is only triggered when writing the metadata, which is a less frequently used Exiv2 operation than reading the metadata. For example, to trigger the bug in the Exiv2 command-line application, you need to add an extra command-line argument such as insert. The bug is fixed in version v0.27.4. Please see our security policy for information about Exiv2 security.

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2.5 Low

CVSS3

Attack Vector

LOCAL

Attack Complexity

HIGH

Privileges Required

NONE

User Interaction

REQUIRED

Scope

UNCHANGED

Confidentiality Impact

NONE

Integrity Impact

NONE

Availability Impact

LOW

CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L

2.6 Low

CVSS2

Access Vector

NETWORK

Access Complexity

HIGH

Authentication

NONE

Confidentiality Impact

NONE

Integrity Impact

NONE

Availability Impact

PARTIAL

AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

0.002 Low

EPSS

Percentile

51.0%

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