Bug 1985493 (CVE-2020-19498) - CVE-2020-19498 libheif: floating point exception in Fraction()
Summary: CVE-2020-19498 libheif: floating point exception in Fraction()
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Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Alias: CVE-2020-19498
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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medium
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Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Blocks: 1985496
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Reported: 2021-07-23 17:56 UTC by Guilherme de Almeida Suckevicz
Modified: 2021-07-27 19:06 UTC (History)
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A floating-point exception flaw was found in the Fraction function in libheif. This flaw allows an attacker to cause a denial of service and other possible unspecified impacts. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to system availability.
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Last Closed: 2021-07-27 19:06:47 UTC


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Description Guilherme de Almeida Suckevicz 2021-07-23 17:56:33 UTC
Floating point exception in function Fraction in libheif 1.4.0, allows attackers to cause a Denial of Service or possibly other unspecified impacts.

Reference:
https://github.com/strukturag/libheif/issues/139

Upstream patch:
https://github.com/strukturag/libheif/commit/2710c930918609caaf0a664e9c7bc3dce05d5b58

Comment 1 Product Security DevOps Team 2021-07-27 19:06:47 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-2020-19498


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