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Bug 534608 (CVE-2014-9449) - <media-gfx/exiv2-0.24-r1: Buffer overflow vulnerability (CVE-2014-9449)
Summary: <media-gfx/exiv2-0.24-r1: Buffer overflow vulnerability (CVE-2014-9449)
Alias: CVE-2014-9449
Product: Gentoo Security
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Vulnerabilities (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal normal (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Security
Whiteboard: B2 [glsa cve]
: 526042 (view as bug list)
Depends on:
Reported: 2015-01-04 13:20 UTC by GLSAMaker/CVETool Bot
Modified: 2015-07-07 06:52 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Description GLSAMaker/CVETool Bot gentoo-dev 2015-01-04 13:20:03 UTC
CVE-2014-9449 (
  Buffer overflow in the RiffVideo::infoTagsHandler function in riffvideo.cpp
  in Exiv2 0.24 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash)
  via a long IKEY INFO tag value in an AVI file.
Comment 1 Pacho Ramos gentoo-dev 2015-01-20 09:57:28 UTC
Fedora is applying this patch already:
Comment 2 Johannes Huber (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2015-01-20 21:36:23 UTC
*** Bug 526042 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 3 Johannes Huber (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2015-01-20 21:43:26 UTC
(In reply to Pacho Ramos from comment #1)
> Fedora is applying this patch already:
> patch


+  20 Jan 2015; Johannes Huber <> +exiv2-0.24-r1.ebuild,
+  +files/exiv2-0.24-CVE-2014-9449.patch:
+  Revision bump adds patch from fedora to fix CVE-2014-9449, bug #534608. Thanks
+  to Pacho Ramos <> for spotting the patch.

Arches please stabilize =media-gfx/exiv2-0.24-r1
Comment 4 Agostino Sarubbo gentoo-dev 2015-01-21 10:20:05 UTC
amd64 stable
Comment 5 Agostino Sarubbo gentoo-dev 2015-01-21 10:20:48 UTC
x86 stable
Comment 6 Jeroen Roovers (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2015-01-21 11:19:29 UTC
Stable for HPPA.
Comment 7 Agostino Sarubbo gentoo-dev 2015-01-25 11:22:15 UTC
alpha stable
Comment 8 Markus Meier gentoo-dev 2015-01-25 21:21:58 UTC
arm stable
Comment 9 Agostino Sarubbo gentoo-dev 2015-01-31 10:32:52 UTC
ppc stable
Comment 10 Agostino Sarubbo gentoo-dev 2015-02-16 10:22:16 UTC
sparc stable
Comment 11 Agostino Sarubbo gentoo-dev 2015-02-18 08:51:42 UTC
ppc64 stable
Comment 12 Agostino Sarubbo gentoo-dev 2015-02-23 11:37:34 UTC
ia64 stable.

Maintainer(s), please cleanup.
Security, please add it to the existing request, or file a new one.
Comment 13 Yury German Gentoo Infrastructure gentoo-dev 2015-04-22 20:51:14 UTC
Maintainer(s), Thank you for you for cleanup.

New GLSA Request filed.

Maintainer(s), please drop the vulnerable version(s).
Comment 14 Johannes Huber (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2015-05-30 21:10:29 UTC
Cleanup done by Manuel. Removing maintainer from cc then.

+  30 May 2015; Manuel Rüger <> -exiv2-0.23-r1.ebuild,
+  -exiv2-0.23-r2.ebuild, -exiv2-0.24.ebuild:
+  Remove old.
Comment 15 Yury German Gentoo Infrastructure gentoo-dev 2015-05-30 23:52:05 UTC
Maintainer(s), Thank you for you for cleanup.
Comment 16 GLSAMaker/CVETool Bot gentoo-dev 2015-07-07 06:52:30 UTC
This issue was resolved and addressed in
 GLSA 201507-03 at
by GLSA coordinator Mikle Kolyada (Zlogene).