Bug 1178908 (CVE-2014-9449) - CVE-2014-9449 exiv2: buffer overflow in RiffVideo::infoTagsHandler
Summary: CVE-2014-9449 exiv2: buffer overflow in RiffVideo::infoTagsHandler
Alias: CVE-2014-9449
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1178909
Blocks: 1180997
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2015-01-05 15:57 UTC by Martin Prpič
Modified: 2019-10-10 09:32 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

Fixed In Version: exiv2 0.25
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2019-06-08 02:37:23 UTC

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Description Martin Prpič 2015-01-05 15:57:31 UTC
A buffer overflow flaw was found in the RiffVideo::infoTagsHandler function in riffvideo.cpp in Exiv2 version 0.24. This flaw could allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash)  via a long IKEY INFO tag value in an AVI file.

Note that only version 0.24 is affected by this flaw. The patch for this issue is available at [2]. A reproduces is also available in comment #1 in [1].

[1] http://dev.exiv2.org/issues/960
[2] http://dev.exiv2.org/projects/exiv2/repository/diff?rev=3264&rev_to=3263

Comment 1 Martin Prpič 2015-01-05 15:57:58 UTC
Created exiv2 tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-21 [bug 1178909]

Comment 3 Fedora Update System 2015-01-21 23:00:01 UTC
exiv2-0.24-4.fc21 has been pushed to the Fedora 21 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

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