2020-18774 | Exiv2 Exception tags_int.cpp denial of service
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A vulnerability has been found in Exiv2 0.27.99.0 (Image Processing Software) and classified as problematic. Affected by this vulnerability is an unknown function of the file tags_int.cpp of the component Exception Handler. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a denial of service vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-404. As an impact it is known to affect availability. The summary by CVE is:
A float point exception in the printLong function in tags_int.cpp of Exiv2 0.27.99.0 allows attackers to cause a denial of service (DOS) via a crafted tif file.
The weakness was presented 08/24/2021. It is possible to read the advisory at github.com. This vulnerability is known as CVE-2020-18774 since 08/13/2020. The attack needs to approached within the local network. The successful exploitation requires a single authentication. Technical details of the vulnerability are known, but there is no available exploit. The attack technique deployed by this issue is T1499 according to MITRE ATT&CK.
There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.
VulDB Meta Base Score: 3.5
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 3.5
Status: Not defined
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