Improper Handling of Exceptional Conditions
metadata-extractor prior to 2.18.0 can throw various uncaught exceptions while parsing a specially crafted JPEG file, which could result in an application crash. This could be used to mount a denial of service attack against services that use metadata-extractor library.
CWE-755 - Improper Handling of Exceptional Conditions
The software does not handle or incorrectly handles an exceptional condition.