CVE-2019-20421

Name
CVE-2019-20421
Description
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.
NVD Severity
medium
Other trackers
Mailing lists
Exploits
Forges
GitHub (code, issues), Aports (code, issues)

References

Type URI
Patch https://github.com/Exiv2/exiv2/commit/a82098f4f90cd86297131b5663c3dec6a34470e8
Exploit https://github.com/Exiv2/exiv2/issues/1011
Third Party Advisory https://usn.ubuntu.com/4270-1/

Match rules

CPE URI Source package Min version Max version
cpe:2.3:a:exiv2:exiv2:0.27.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:* exiv2 == None == 0.27.2

Vulnerable and fixed packages

Source package Branch Version Maintainer Status
exiv2 3.11-main 0.27.2-r3 Natanael Copa <ncopa@alpinelinux.org> fixed