CVE-2021-3496

NameCVE-2021-3496
DescriptionA heap-based buffer overflow was found in jhead in version 3.06 in Get16u() in exif.c when processing a crafted file.
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
Debian Bugs986923

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
bullseye, sid1:3.04-6fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
jheadsource(unstable)1:3.04-6unimportant986923

Notes

https://github.com/Matthias-Wandel/jhead/issues/33
Fixed by: https://github.com/Matthias-Wandel/jhead/commit/ca2973f4ce79279c15a09cf400648a757c1721b0
Crash in CLI tool, no security impact

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