CVE-2020-26208

NameCVE-2020-26208
DescriptionJHEAD is a simple command line tool for displaying and some manipulation of EXIF header data embedded in Jpeg images from digital cameras. In affected versions there is a heap-buffer-overflow on jhead-3.04/jpgfile.c:285 ReadJpegSections. Crafted jpeg images can be provided to the user resulting in a program crash or potentially incorrect exif information retrieval. Users are advised to upgrade. There is no known workaround for this issue.
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NVD severitymedium
Debian Bugs972617

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
jhead (PTS)stretch1:3.00-4+deb9u1vulnerable
buster1:3.00-8vulnerable
bullseye1:3.04-6fixed
bookworm, sid1:3.06.0.1-2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
jheadsource(unstable)1:3.04-6unimportant972617

Notes

https://github.com/Matthias-Wandel/jhead/commit/5186ddcf9e35a7aa0ff0539489a930434a1325f4
https://github.com/Matthias-Wandel/jhead/issues/7
https://sources.debian.org/src/jhead/1%3A3.04-6/debian/patches/allocate-extra.patch/
Crash in CLI tool, no security impact

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