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Advisories: GSA_kwCzR0hTQS1xOTVoLWNxcnYtOGp2Nc4AAxGB

ExifTool vulnerable to arbitrary code execution

Impact

Arbitrary code execution can occur when running exiftool against files with hostile metadata payloads

Patches

ExifTool has already been patched in version 12.24. exiftool_vendored.rb, which vendors ExifTool, includes this patch in v12.25.0.

Workarounds

No

References

https://twitter.com/wcbowling/status/1385803927321415687 https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2021-22204

For more information

If you have any questions or comments about this advisory:

Open an issue in exiftool_vendored.rb

Permalink: https://github.com/advisories/GHSA-q95h-cqrv-8jv5

Source: GitHub Advisory Database
Origin: Unspecified
Severity: High
Classification: General
Published: 9 days ago
Updated: 9 days ago

CVSS Score: 7.8
CVSS vector: CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Identifiers: GHSA-q95h-cqrv-8jv5
References:

Affected Packages

rubygems:exiftool_vendored
Versions: < 12.25.0
Fixed in: 12.25.0