CVE-2017-14858

NameCVE-2017-14858
DescriptionThere is a heap-based buffer overflow in the Exiv2::l2Data function of types.cpp in Exiv2 0.26. A Crafted input will lead to a denial of service attack.
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+deb7u2fixed
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)
exiv2sourceexperimental(unfixed)medium

Notes

- exiv2 <not-affected> (TIFF meta data handler doesn't parse ICC profiles yet)
https://github.com/Exiv2/exiv2/issues/138
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1494782
report against experimental version
Unreproducible on wheezy/jessie/stretch/sid(0.25-3.1).
Reproducible in experimental(0.26-1) with a different error (double free or corruption (out))

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