CVE-2017-12956

NameCVE-2017-12956
DescriptionThere is an illegal address access in Exiv2::FileIo::path[abi:cxx11]() in basicio.cpp of libexiv2 in Exiv2 0.26 that will lead to remote denial of service.
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)
NVD severitymedium

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
exiv2 (PTS)stretch0.25-3.1+deb9u2fixed
stretch (security)0.25-3.1+deb9u1fixed
buster0.25-4+deb10u1fixed
bullseye, sid0.27.3-3fixed

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 #888872)
https://github.com/Exiv2/exiv2/issues/59
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1482296

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