Vulnerability identifier: #VU19220
Vulnerability risk: Low
Exploitation vector: Network
Exploit availability: No
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to cause a denial of service (DoS) condition on a targeted system.
The vulnerability exists due to an out-of-bounds read error in the "Exiv2::MrwImage::readMetadata" function in the "mrwimage.cpp" file. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted media file, trick the victim into opening it and cause the affected application to crash.
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Vulnerable software versions
Exiv2: 0.23 - 0.27.2
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?