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Bug 1379556 (CVE-2016-9181) - CVE-2016-9181 perl-Image-Info: XXE in SVG files
Summary: CVE-2016-9181 perl-Image-Info: XXE in SVG files
Alias: CVE-2016-9181
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
QA Contact:
Depends On: 1379557 1379558
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2016-09-27 06:53 UTC by Doran Moppert
Modified: 2021-02-17 03:16 UTC (History)
9 users (show)

Fixed In Version: perl-Image-Info 1.39
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A vulnerability was found in perl-ImageInfo. When parsing an SVG file, external entity expansion (XXE) was not disabled. An attacker could craft an SVG file which, when processed by an application using perl-Image-Info, could cause denial of service or, potentially, information disclosure.
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Last Closed: 2016-11-17 02:46:52 UTC

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Description Doran Moppert 2016-09-27 06:53:28 UTC
The Image::Info package makes no precautions against external entity
expansion in SVG files.  A crafted file could cause information disclosure
or denial of service.

Upstream bug:

Comment 1 Doran Moppert 2016-09-27 06:54:22 UTC
Created perl-Image-Info tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: epel-5 [bug 1379557]
Affects: fedora-all [bug 1379558]

Comment 2 Doran Moppert 2016-10-05 01:27:41 UTC
Upstream patch:

Comment 3 Doran Moppert 2016-11-17 01:26:18 UTC

Red Hat Product Security has rated this issue as having Low security
impact. This issue is not currently planned to be addressed in future
updates. For additional information, refer to the Issue Severity

Comment 4 Doran Moppert 2016-11-17 01:26:26 UTC

Name: Doran Moppert (Red Hat Product Security Team)

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