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CVE-2021-32815 Detail

Current Description

Exiv2 is a command-line utility and C++ library for reading, writing, deleting, and modifying the metadata of image files. The assertion failure is triggered when Exiv2 is used to modify the metadata of a crafted image file. An attacker could potentially exploit the vulnerability to cause a denial of service, if they can trick the victim into running Exiv2 on a crafted image file. Note that this bug is only triggered when modifying the metadata, which is a less frequently used Exiv2 operation than reading the metadata. For example, to trigger the bug in the Exiv2 command-line application, you need to add an extra command-line argument such as `fi`. ### Patches The bug is fixed in version v0.27.5. ### References Regression test and bug fix: #1739 ### For more information Please see our [security policy](https://github.com/Exiv2/exiv2/security/policy) for information about Exiv2 security.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score matches with CNA score
CNA:  GitHub, Inc.
Base Score:  5.5 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
https://github.com/Exiv2/exiv2/pull/1739 Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://github.com/Exiv2/exiv2/security/advisories/GHSA-mv9g-fxh2-m49m Third Party Advisory 
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/FMDT4PJB7P43WSOM3TRQIY3J33BAFVVE/ Mailing List 
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/UYGDELIFFJWKUU7SO3QATCIXCZJERGAC/ Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-617 Reachable Assertion cwe source acceptance level NIST   Provider acceptance level GitHub, Inc.  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2021-32815
NVD Published Date:
08/09/2021
NVD Last Modified:
08/20/2021
Source:
GitHub, Inc.