CVE-2017-17788

NameCVE-2017-17788
DescriptionIn GIMP 2.8.22, there is a stack-based buffer over-read in xcf_load_stream in app/xcf/xcf.c when there is no '\0' character after the version string.
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
Debian Bugs885347

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
gimp (PTS)stretch (security), stretch2.8.18-1+deb9u1fixed
buster2.10.8-2fixed
bullseye2.10.22-4fixed
bookworm, sid2.10.28-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
gimpsourcewheezy2.8.2-2+deb7u3DLA-1220-1
gimpsourcejessie2.8.14-1+deb8u2DSA-4077-1
gimpsourcestretch2.8.18-1+deb9u1DSA-4077-1
gimpsource(unstable)2.8.20-1.1unimportant885347

Notes

https://git.gnome.org/browse/gimp/commit/?id=702c4227e8b6169f781e4bb5ae4b5733f51ab126 (master)
https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=790783
Crash in desktop tool, no/negligible security impact

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