CVE-2017-17784

NameCVE-2017-17784
DescriptionIn GIMP 2.8.22, there is a heap-based buffer over-read in load_image in plug-ins/common/file-gbr.c in the gbr import parser, related to mishandling of UTF-8 data.
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-1220-1, DSA-4077-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs884925

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
gimp (PTS)jessie (security), jessie2.8.14-1+deb8u2fixed
stretch (security), stretch2.8.18-1+deb9u1fixed
buster, sid2.10.8-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
gimpsource(unstable)2.8.20-1.1unimportant884925
gimpsourcejessie2.8.14-1+deb8u2mediumDSA-4077-1
gimpsourcestretch2.8.18-1+deb9u1mediumDSA-4077-1
gimpsourcewheezy2.8.2-2+deb7u3mediumDLA-1220-1

Notes

https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=790784
https://git.gnome.org/browse/gimp/commit/?id=06d24a79af94837d615d0024916bb95a01bf3c59 (master)
https://git.gnome.org/browse/gimp/commit/?id=c57f9dcf1934a9ab0cd67650f2dea18cb0902270 (gimp-2-8)
Crash in desktop tool, no/negligible security impact

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