CVE-2017-2579

NameCVE-2017-2579
DescriptionAn out-of-bounds read vulnerability was found in netpbm before 10.61. The expandCodeOntoStack() function has an insufficient code value check, so that a maliciously crafted file could cause the application to crash or possibly allows code execution.
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
Debian Bugs854978

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
netpbm-free (PTS)buster, stretch2:10.0-15.3undetermined
bullseye, sid2:10.0-15.4undetermined

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
netpbm-freesourcejessie(not affected)
netpbm-freesource(unstable)undetermined854978

Notes

[jessie] - netpbm-free <not-affected> (pnm/giftopnm.c rewritten, PoC triggers clean application error handling)
Debian uses an old fork of netpbm
https://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2017/02/05/7
https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1024288 (reproducer)

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