CVE-2018-20096

NameCVE-2018-20096
DescriptionThere is a heap-based buffer over-read in the Exiv2::tEXtToDataBuf function of pngimage.cpp in Exiv2 0.27-RC3. A crafted input will lead to a remote denial of service attack.
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)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
exiv2 (PTS)jessie0.24-4.1fixed
jessie (security)0.24-4.1+deb8u3fixed
stretch (security), stretch0.25-3.1+deb9u1fixed
buster, sid0.25-4fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
exiv2source(unstable)(not affected)
exiv2sourceexperimental(unfixed)low

Notes

- exiv2 <not-affected> (Vulnerable code introduced later)
https://github.com/Exiv2/exiv2/issues/590

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