Advisories ยป MGASA-2020-0084

Updated exiv2 packages fix security vulnerability

Publication date: 13 Feb 2020
Type: security
Affected Mageia releases : 7
CVE: CVE-2019-20421

Description

The updated packages fix a security vulnerability:

In Jp2Image::readMetadata() in jp2image.cpp in Exiv2 0.27.2, an input file
can result in an infinite loop and hang, with high CPU consumption. Remote
attackers could leverage this vulnerability to cause a denial of service
via a crafted file. (CVE-2019-20421)
                

References

SRPMS

7/core