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From: Aaron Bauman <bman@g.o>
To: gentoo-announce@l.g.o
Subject: [gentoo-announce] [ GLSA 201811-14 ] Exiv2: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: Sat, 24 Nov 2018 21:48:21
Message-Id: 20181124214522.GG17300@monkey
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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 201811-14
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                                           https://security.gentoo.org/
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 Severity: Normal
    Title: Exiv2: Multiple vulnerabilities
     Date: November 24, 2018
     Bugs: #647810, #647812, #647816, #652822, #655842, #655958, #658236
       ID: 201811-14

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Synopsis
========

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Exiv2, the worst of which
could result in a Denial of Service condition.

Background
==========

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

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

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  1  media-gfx/exiv2        < 0.26_p20180811-r3  >= 0.26_p20180811-r3 

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

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Exiv2. Please review
the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact
======

A remote attacker could cause a Denial of Service condition or obtain
sensitive information via a specially crafted file.

Workaround
==========

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
==========

All Exiv2 users should upgrade to the latest version:

  # emerge --sync
  # emerge --ask --oneshot -v ">=media-gfx/exiv2-0.26_p20180811-r3"

References
==========

[  1 ] CVE-2017-17723
       https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-17723
[  2 ] CVE-2017-17724
       https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-17724
[  3 ] CVE-2018-10780
       https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-10780
[  4 ] CVE-2018-10958
       https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-10958
[  5 ] CVE-2018-10998
       https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-10998
[  6 ] CVE-2018-10999
       https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-10999
[  7 ] CVE-2018-11037
       https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-11037
[  8 ] CVE-2018-11531
       https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-11531
[  9 ] CVE-2018-12264
       https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-12264
[ 10 ] CVE-2018-12265
       https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-12265
[ 11 ] CVE-2018-5772
       https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-5772
[ 12 ] CVE-2018-8976
       https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-8976
[ 13 ] CVE-2018-8977
       https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-8977
[ 14 ] CVE-2018-9144
       https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-9144
[ 15 ] CVE-2018-9145
       https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-9145
[ 16 ] CVE-2018-9146
       https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-9146
[ 17 ] CVE-2018-9303
       https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-9303
[ 18 ] CVE-2018-9304
       https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-9304
[ 19 ] CVE-2018-9305
       https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-9305
[ 20 ] CVE-2018-9306
       https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-9306

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

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

 https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201811-14

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@g.o or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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Copyright 2018 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.

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

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