CVE-2018-17581

NameCVE-2018-17581
DescriptionCiffDirectory::readDirectory() at crwimage_int.cpp in Exiv2 0.26 has excessive stack consumption due to a recursive function, leading to Denial of service.
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)
Debian Bugs910060

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
exiv2 (PTS)jessie0.24-4.1vulnerable
jessie (security)0.24-4.1+deb8u1vulnerable
stretch (security), stretch0.25-3.1+deb9u1vulnerable
buster, sid0.25-4vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
exiv2source(unstable)(unfixed)low910060

Notes

[stretch] - exiv2 <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
https://github.com/Exiv2/exiv2/issues/460
Fixed in: https://github.com/Exiv2/exiv2/commit/b3d077dcaefb6747fff8204490f33eba5a144edb

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