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 (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs885347

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
buster2.8.22-1fixed
sid2.10.2-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
gimpsource(unstable)2.8.20-1.1unimportant885347
gimpsourcejessie2.8.14-1+deb8u2mediumDSA-4077-1
gimpsourcestretch2.8.18-1+deb9u1mediumDSA-4077-1
gimpsourcewheezy2.8.2-2+deb7u3mediumDLA-1220-1

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/negligable security impact

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