Bug 1998143 (CVE-2020-18773) - CVE-2020-18773 exiv2: invalid memory access in the decode function in iptc.cpp via a crafted tif file
Summary: CVE-2020-18773 exiv2: invalid memory access in the decode function in iptc.cp...
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Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Alias: CVE-2020-18773
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1998145 1998144
Blocks: 1998155
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Reported: 2021-08-26 13:24 UTC by Guilherme de Almeida Suckevicz
Modified: 2021-09-14 00:21 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2021-09-14 00:21:09 UTC


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Description Guilherme de Almeida Suckevicz 2021-08-26 13:24:53 UTC
An invalid memory access in the decode function in iptc.cpp of Exiv2 0.27.99.0 allows attackers to cause a denial of service (DOS) via a crafted tif file.

Reference:
https://github.com/Exiv2/exiv2/issues/760

Comment 1 Guilherme de Almeida Suckevicz 2021-08-26 13:25:13 UTC
Created exiv2 tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1998145]


Created mingw-exiv2 tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1998144]

Comment 2 Product Security DevOps Team 2021-09-14 00:21:09 UTC
This bug is now closed. Further updates for individual products will be reflected on the CVE page(s):

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2020-18773


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