CVE-2017-15601

NameCVE-2017-15601
DescriptionIn GNU Libextractor 1.4, there is a heap-based buffer overflow in the EXTRACTOR_png_extract_method function in plugins/png_extractor.c, related to processiTXt and stndup.
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)
ReferencesDLA-1198-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
libextractor (PTS)jessie1:1.3-2+deb8u1fixed
jessie (security)1:1.3-2+deb8u4fixed
stretch1:1.3-4+deb9u2fixed
stretch (security)1:1.3-4+deb9u3fixed
buster, sid1:1.8-2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
libextractorsource(unstable)1:1.6-1low
libextractorsourcejessie1:1.3-2+deb8u1medium
libextractorsourcestretch1:1.3-4+deb9u1medium
libextractorsourcewheezy1:0.6.3-5+deb7u1mediumDLA-1198-1

Notes

http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/bug-libextractor/2017-10/msg00006.html
Fixed by https://gnunet.org/git/libextractor.git/commit/?id=f813535dad4ad860b989952a46266a1469801091

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