CVE-2017-11683

NameCVE-2017-11683
DescriptionThere is a reachable assertion in the Internal::TiffReader::visitDirectory function in tiffvisitor.cpp of Exiv2 0.26 that will lead to a remote denial of service attack via crafted input.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-1147-1, DLA-3186-1

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
exiv2 (PTS)buster0.25-4+deb10u2vulnerable
buster (security)0.25-4+deb10u3fixed
bullseye (security), bullseye0.27.3-3+deb11u1fixed
bookworm, sid0.27.5-4fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
exiv2sourcewheezy0.23-1+deb7u2DLA-1147-1
exiv2sourcebuster0.25-4+deb10u3DLA-3186-1
exiv2source(unstable)0.27.2-6unimportant

Notes

http://dev.exiv2.org/issues/1307
https://github.com/Exiv2/exiv2/issues/57
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1475124
Problematic assert() exists in all versions in Debian.
Negligable security impact

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