CVE-2017-17669

NameCVE-2017-17669
DescriptionThere is a heap-based buffer over-read in the Exiv2::Internal::PngChunk::keyTXTChunk function of pngchunk_int.cpp in Exiv2 0.26. A crafted PNG file will lead to a remote denial of service attack.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
Debian Bugs886006

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
exiv2 (PTS)buster0.25-4+deb10u2vulnerable
buster (security)0.25-4+deb10u3vulnerable
bullseye (security), bullseye0.27.3-3+deb11u1fixed
bookworm, sid0.27.5-4fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
exiv2source(unstable)0.27.2-6886006

Notes

[buster] - exiv2 <ignored> (Minor issue)
[stretch] - exiv2 <ignored> (Minor issue)
[jessie] - exiv2 <ignored> (Minor issue)
[wheezy] - exiv2 <ignored> (Minor issue)
https://github.com/Exiv2/exiv2/issues/187

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