CVE-2024-25112

CVSS 3.1 Score 5.5 of 10 (medium)

Details

Published Feb 12, 2024
Updated: Feb 13, 2024
CWE ID 400
CWE ID 674

Summary

CVE-2024-25112 is a vulnerability found in Exiv2 version v0.28.1, a command-line utility and C++ library for manipulating the metadata of image files. The vulnerability allows for an unbounded recursion, causing Exiv2 to crash by exhausting the stack and leading to a denial-of-service attack. This issue affects Exiv2 versions from v0.28.0 to v0.28.1, while earlier versions are not affected. To remediate this vulnerability, users are advised to upgrade to version v0.28.2, where the bug has been fixed. There are no known workarounds for this vulnerability. The potential danger this vulnerability poses to organizations is that it can be exploited by reading the metadata of a specially crafted video file, potentially causing disruption or downtime of the affected system due to crashes or resource exhaustion.

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