Resource Exhaustion

Affecting libexif package, versions <0.6.21-2+deb9u3

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Overview

Affected versions of this package are vulnerable to Resource Exhaustion. An issue was discovered in libexif before 0.6.22. An unrestricted size in handling Canon EXIF MakerNote data could lead to consumption of large amounts of compute time for decoding EXIF data.

Remediation

Upgrade libexif to version or higher.

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:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
CVE
CVE-2020-13114
CWE
CWE-400
Snyk ID
SNYK-DEBIAN9-LIBEXIF-570080
Disclosed
21 May, 2020
Published
21 May, 2020