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CVE-2023-44398 Detail

Description

Exiv2 is a C++ library and a command-line utility to read, write, delete and modify Exif, IPTC, XMP and ICC image metadata. An out-of-bounds write was found in Exiv2 version v0.28.0. The vulnerable function, `BmffImage::brotliUncompress`, is new in v0.28.0, so earlier versions of Exiv2 are _not_ affected. The out-of-bounds write is triggered when Exiv2 is used to read the metadata of a crafted image file. An attacker could potentially exploit the vulnerability to gain code execution, if they can trick the victim into running Exiv2 on a crafted image file. This bug is fixed in version v0.28.1. Users are advised to upgrade. There are no known workarounds for this vulnerability.


Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score matches with CNA score
CNA:  GitHub, Inc.
Base Score:  8.8 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
https://github.com/Exiv2/exiv2/commit/e884a0955359107f4031c74a07406df7e99929a5 Patch 
https://github.com/Exiv2/exiv2/security/advisories/GHSA-hrw9-ggg3-3r4r Vendor Advisory 
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202312-06

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-787 Out-of-bounds Write Provider acceptance level GitHub, Inc.  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2023-44398
NVD Published Date:
11/06/2023
NVD Last Modified:
12/22/2023
Source:
GitHub, Inc.