Resource Exhaustion

Affecting libexif package, versions <0.6.21-2+deb9u2

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Overview

An error when processing the EXIF_IFD_INTEROPERABILITY and EXIF_IFD_EXIF tags within libexif version 0.6.21 can be exploited to exhaust available CPU resources.

References

CVSS Score

7.5
high severity
  • Attack Vector
    Network
  • Attack Complexity
    Low
  • Privileges Required
    None
  • User Interaction
    None
  • Scope
    Unchanged
  • Confidentiality
    None
  • Integrity
    None
  • Availability
    High
CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
CVE
CVE-2018-20030
CWE
CWE-400
Snyk ID
SNYK-DEBIAN9-LIBEXIF-325986
Disclosed
20 Feb, 2019
Published
08 Jan, 2019