CVE-2017-17723

NameCVE-2017-17723
DescriptionIn Exiv2 0.26, there is a heap-based buffer over-read in the Exiv2::Image::byteSwap4 function in image.cpp. Remote attackers can exploit this vulnerability to disclose memory data or cause a denial of service via a crafted TIFF file.
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)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
exiv2 (PTS)jessie0.24-4.1vulnerable
jessie (security)0.24-4.1+deb8u2vulnerable
stretch (security), stretch0.25-3.1+deb9u1vulnerable
buster, sid0.25-4vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
exiv2source(unstable)(unfixed)low

Notes

[stretch] - exiv2 <ignored> (Minor issue)
[jessie] - exiv2 <ignored> (Minor issue)
[wheezy] - exiv2 <ignored> (Minor issue)
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1524104
https://github.com/Exiv2/exiv2/issues/229

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