CVE-2017-12955

NameCVE-2017-12955
DescriptionThere is a heap-based buffer overflow in basicio.cpp of Exiv2 0.26. The vulnerability causes an out-of-bounds write in Exiv2::Image::printIFDStructure(), which may lead to remote denial of service or possibly unspecified other impact.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
exiv2 (PTS)buster, buster (security)0.25-4+deb10u2fixed
bullseye (security), bullseye0.27.3-3+deb11u1fixed
bookworm, sid0.27.5-3fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
exiv2source(unstable)(not affected)

Notes

- exiv2 <not-affected> (Vulnerable code introduced after 0.25; only affected experimental; bug #888873)
https://github.com/Exiv2/exiv2/issues/58
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1482295

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