CVE-2017-6311

NameCVE-2017-6311
Descriptiongdk-pixbuf-thumbnailer.c in gdk-pixbuf allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and application crash) via vectors related to printing an error message.
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)
Debian Bugs858491

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
gdk-pixbuf (PTS)jessie (security), jessie2.31.1-2+deb8u7fixed
stretch (security), stretch2.36.5-2+deb9u2vulnerable
buster, sid2.38.0+dfsg-6fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
gdk-pixbufsource(unstable)2.36.10-1unimportant858491
gdk-pixbufsourcejessie(not affected)
gdk-pixbufsourcewheezy(not affected)

Notes

[jessie] - gdk-pixbuf <not-affected> (Code introduced in 2.36.1)
[wheezy] - gdk-pixbuf <not-affected> (Code introduced in 2.36.1)
https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=778204
http://mov.sx/2017/02/21/bug-hunting-gdk-pixbuf.html
Upload of gdk-pixbuf 2.36.5-3 to experimental added a new binary package containing
the thumbnailer.
Fixed by: https://git.gnome.org/browse/gdk-pixbuf/commit/?id=57362ed4c1f37c05723e25e136327e262f32d35f
Fixed by: https://git.gnome.org/browse/gdk-pixbuf/commit/?id=758655315bc3760c2d646e1e935f7448847073af
Tests: https://git.gnome.org/browse/gdk-pixbuf/commit/?id=67a02e1bfef1ae8f7fa50ca36f6d922c1b6d3ed6

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