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, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-1147-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
exiv2 (PTS)wheezy0.23-1vulnerable
wheezy (security)0.23-1+deb7u2fixed
jessie0.24-4.1vulnerable
buster, sid, stretch0.25-3.1vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
exiv2source(unstable)(unfixed)low
exiv2sourcewheezy0.23-1+deb7u2mediumDLA-1147-1

Notes

[stretch] - exiv2 <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[jessie] - exiv2 <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
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.

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