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, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-1691-1, DLA-3265-1
Debian Bugs910060

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
exiv2 (PTS)buster0.25-4+deb10u2vulnerable
buster (security)0.25-4+deb10u4fixed
bullseye0.27.3-3+deb11u2fixed
bullseye (security)0.27.3-3+deb11u1fixed
bookworm, sid, trixie0.27.6-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
exiv2sourcejessie0.24-4.1+deb8u3DLA-1691-1
exiv2sourcebuster0.25-4+deb10u4DLA-3265-1
exiv2source(unstable)0.27.2-6low910060

Notes

[stretch] - exiv2 <ignored> (Minor issue)
https://github.com/Exiv2/exiv2/issues/460
Fixed in: https://github.com/Exiv2/exiv2/commit/b3d077dcaefb6747fff8204490f33eba5a144edb

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