Upstream information

CVE-2021-22204 at MITRE


Improper neutralization of user data in the DjVu file format in ExifTool versions 7.44 and up allows arbitrary code execution when parsing the malicious image

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 6.8
Vector AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.8
Vector CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Attack Vector Local
Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required Low
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact High
CVSSv3 Version 3.1
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1185547 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Package Hub 15 SP1
  • exiftool >= 12.25-bp151.4.3.1
  • perl-File-RandomAccess >= 12.25-bp151.4.3.1
  • perl-Image-ExifTool >= 12.25-bp151.4.3.1
SUSE Package Hub 15 SP2
  • exiftool >= 12.25-bp152.4.3.1
  • perl-File-RandomAccess >= 12.25-bp152.4.3.1
  • perl-Image-ExifTool >= 12.25-bp152.4.3.1
openSUSE Leap 15.2
  • exiftool >= 12.25-lp152.4.3.1
  • perl-File-RandomAccess >= 12.25-lp152.4.3.1
  • perl-Image-ExifTool >= 12.25-lp152.4.3.1

SUSE Timeline for this CVE

CVE page created: Sat Apr 24 01:47:53 2021
CVE page last modified: Tue May 23 15:44:20 2023