CVE-2017-13755

Published: 29 August 2017

In The Sleuth Kit (TSK) 4.4.2, opening a crafted ISO 9660 image triggers an out-of-bounds read in iso9660_proc_dir() in tsk/fs/iso9660_dent.c in libtskfs.a, as demonstrated by fls.

From the Ubuntu security team

It was discovered that The Sleuth Kit mishandled certain crafted ISO 9660 images. If an analyst were tricked into opening a malicious image, an attacker could cause a denial of service (crash).

Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 5.5

Status

Package Release Status
sleuthkit
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released
Ubuntu 21.04 (Hirsute Hippo) Not vulnerable
(4.4.2-3)
Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla) Not vulnerable
(4.4.2-3)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) Not vulnerable
(4.4.2-3)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Not vulnerable
(4.4.2-3)
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus) Ignored
(end of standard support, was needed)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist
(trusty was needed)