USN-4056-1: Exiv2 vulnerabilities

15 July 2019

exiv2 vulnerabilities

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

  • Ubuntu 19.04
  • Ubuntu 18.10
  • Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
  • Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

Summary

Several security issues were fixed in Exiv2.

Software Description

  • exiv2 - EXIF/IPTC/XMP metadata manipulation tool

Details

It was discovered that Exiv2 incorrectly handled certain PSD files. An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2018-19107, CVE-2018-19108)

It was discovered that Exiv2 incorrectly handled certain PNG files. An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2018-19535, CVE-2019-13112)

It was discovered that Exiv2 incorrectly handled certain CRW files. An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2019-13110, CVE-2019-13113)

It was discovered that incorrectly handled certain HTTP requests. An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2019-13114)

Update instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:

Ubuntu 19.04
exiv2 - 0.25-4ubuntu1.1
libexiv2-14 - 0.25-4ubuntu1.1
Ubuntu 18.10
exiv2 - 0.25-4ubuntu0.2
libexiv2-14 - 0.25-4ubuntu0.2
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
exiv2 - 0.25-3.1ubuntu0.18.04.3
libexiv2-14 - 0.25-3.1ubuntu0.18.04.3
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
exiv2 - 0.25-2.1ubuntu16.04.4
libexiv2-14 - 0.25-2.1ubuntu16.04.4

To update your system, please follow these instructions: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades.

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References