DescriptionAn exploitable code execution vulnerability exists in the XCF image rendering functionality of SDL2_image-2.0.3. A specially crafted XCF image can cause a heap overflow, resulting in code execution. An attacker can display a specially crafted image to trigger this vulnerability.
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 Bugs912617, 912618

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
libsdl2-image (PTS)jessie (security), jessie2.0.0+dfsg-3+deb8u1vulnerable
stretch (security), stretch2.0.1+dfsg-2+deb9u1vulnerable
bullseye, sid, buster2.0.4+dfsg1-1fixed
sdl-image1.2 (PTS)jessie (security), jessie1.2.12-5+deb8u1vulnerable
stretch (security), stretch1.2.12-5+deb9u1vulnerable
bullseye, sid, buster1.2.12-10fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


[stretch] - libsdl2-image <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[jessie] - libsdl2-image <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[stretch] - sdl-image1.2 <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[jessie] - sdl-image1.2 <no-dsa> (Minor issue)

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