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

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
exiv2 (PTS)wheezy0.23-1fixed
wheezy (security)0.23-1+deb7u1fixed
jessie0.24-4.1fixed
buster, sid, stretch0.25-3.1fixed

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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