Mageia 2020-0084: exiv2 security update

    Date 13 Feb 2020
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    The updated packages fix a security vulnerability: In Jp2Image::readMetadata() in jp2image.cpp in Exiv2 0.27.2, an input file can result in an infinite loop and hang, with high CPU consumption. Remote attackers could leverage this vulnerability to cause a denial of service
    MGASA-2020-0084 - Updated exiv2 packages fix security vulnerability
    
    Publication date: 13 Feb 2020
    URL: https://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2020-0084.html
    Type: security
    Affected Mageia releases: 7
    CVE: CVE-2019-20421
    
    The updated packages fix a security vulnerability:
    
    In Jp2Image::readMetadata() in jp2image.cpp in Exiv2 0.27.2, an input file
    can result in an infinite loop and hang, with high CPU consumption. Remote
    attackers could leverage this vulnerability to cause a denial of service
    via a crafted file. (CVE-2019-20421)
    
    References:
    - https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=26171
    - https://usn.ubuntu.com/4270-1/
    - https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2019-20421
    
    SRPMS:
    - 7/core/exiv2-0.27.1-3.3.mga7
    

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