what you don't know can hurt you

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201507-03

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201507-03
Posted Jul 7, 2015
Authored by Gentoo | Site security.gentoo.org

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201507-3 - A vulnerability in Exiv2 could lead to Denial of Service condition. Versions less than 0.24-r1 are affected.

tags | advisory, denial of service
systems | linux, gentoo
advisories | CVE-2014-9449
MD5 | 931326a425abc1576a32166fa97f63c4

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201507-03

Change Mirror Download
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Gentoo Linux Security Advisory GLSA 201507-03
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
https://security.gentoo.org/
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Severity: Normal
Title: Exiv2: Denial of Service
Date: July 07, 2015
Bugs: #534608
ID: 201507-03

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Synopsis
========

A vulnerability in Exiv2 could lead to Denial of Service condition.

Background
==========

Exiv2 is a C++ library and a command line utility to manage image
metadata.

Affected packages
=================

-------------------------------------------------------------------
Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
-------------------------------------------------------------------
1 media-gfx/exiv2 < 0.24-r1 >= 0.24-r1

Description
===========

Exiv2 has a buffer overflow in the RiffVideo::infoTagsHandler function
in riffvideo.cpp.

Impact
======

A remote attacker could possibly cause a Denial of Service condition
via a specially crafted AVI file with IKEY INFO tag.

Workaround
==========

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
==========

All Exiv2 users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-gfx/exiv2-0.24-r1"

References
==========

[ 1 ] CVE-2014-9449
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-9449

Availability
============

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201507-03

Concerns?
=========

Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
=======

Copyright 2015 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5

Comments

RSS Feed Subscribe to this comment feed

No comments yet, be the first!

Login or Register to post a comment

File Archive:

January 2019

  • Su
  • Mo
  • Tu
  • We
  • Th
  • Fr
  • Sa
  • 1
    Jan 1st
    15 Files
  • 2
    Jan 2nd
    15 Files
  • 3
    Jan 3rd
    11 Files
  • 4
    Jan 4th
    1 Files
  • 5
    Jan 5th
    2 Files
  • 6
    Jan 6th
    5 Files
  • 7
    Jan 7th
    24 Files
  • 8
    Jan 8th
    15 Files
  • 9
    Jan 9th
    16 Files
  • 10
    Jan 10th
    23 Files
  • 11
    Jan 11th
    17 Files
  • 12
    Jan 12th
    3 Files
  • 13
    Jan 13th
    2 Files
  • 14
    Jan 14th
    18 Files
  • 15
    Jan 15th
    33 Files
  • 16
    Jan 16th
    23 Files
  • 17
    Jan 17th
    29 Files
  • 18
    Jan 18th
    15 Files
  • 19
    Jan 19th
    0 Files
  • 20
    Jan 20th
    0 Files
  • 21
    Jan 21st
    0 Files
  • 22
    Jan 22nd
    0 Files
  • 23
    Jan 23rd
    0 Files
  • 24
    Jan 24th
    0 Files
  • 25
    Jan 25th
    0 Files
  • 26
    Jan 26th
    0 Files
  • 27
    Jan 27th
    0 Files
  • 28
    Jan 28th
    0 Files
  • 29
    Jan 29th
    0 Files
  • 30
    Jan 30th
    0 Files
  • 31
    Jan 31st
    0 Files

Top Authors In Last 30 Days

File Tags

Systems

packet storm

© 2019 Packet Storm. All rights reserved.

Services
Security Services
Hosting By
Rokasec
close