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CVE-2021-37615 Detail

Description

Exiv2 is a command-line utility and C++ library for reading, writing, deleting, and modifying the metadata of image files. A null pointer dereference was found in Exiv2 versions v0.27.4 and earlier. The null pointer dereference is triggered when Exiv2 is used to print 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 printing the interpreted (translated) data, which is a less frequently used Exiv2 operation that requires an extra command line option (`-p t` or `-P t`). The bug is fixed in version v0.27.5.


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Hyperlink Resource
https://github.com/Exiv2/exiv2/pull/1758 Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://github.com/Exiv2/exiv2/security/advisories/GHSA-h9x9-4f77-336w Third Party Advisory 
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce%40lists.fedoraproject.org/message/FMDT4PJB7P43WSOM3TRQIY3J33BAFVVE/
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce%40lists.fedoraproject.org/message/UYGDELIFFJWKUU7SO3QATCIXCZJERGAC/
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202312-06

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-476 NULL Pointer Dereference cwe source acceptance level NIST   GitHub, Inc.  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2021-37615
NVD Published Date:
08/09/2021
NVD Last Modified:
12/22/2023
Source:
GitHub, Inc.