CVE-2017-12957

NameCVE-2017-12957
DescriptionThere is a heap-based buffer over-read in libexiv2 in Exiv2 0.26 that is triggered in the Exiv2::Image::io function in image.cpp. It 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)

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> (Incorrect memory allocation introduced in 0.26)
https://github.com/Exiv2/exiv2/issues/60
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1482423
Experimental is affected, tracking as #876242

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