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CVE-2017-14859

Published: 28 September 2017

An Invalid memory address dereference was discovered in Exiv2::StringValueBase::read in value.cpp in Exiv2 0.26. The vulnerability causes a segmentation fault and application crash, which leads to denial of service.

Priority

Low

CVSS 3 base score: 5.5

Status

Package Release Status
exiv2
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
artful Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
bionic
Released (0.25-3.1ubuntu0.18.04.2)
cosmic
Released (0.25-4ubuntu0.1)
precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist
(trusty was released [0.23-1ubuntu2.2])
upstream Needs triage

xenial
Released (0.25-2.1ubuntu16.04.3)
zesty Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
Patches:
upstream: https://github.com/Exiv2/exiv2/commit/65f45a350516bfde4941d7906f2d67462f48d1ca (bp)
upstream: https://github.com/Exiv2/exiv2/commit/da67c16f3d8f8431ae5c732126499f74ccca6a81 (0.26)
upstream: https://github.com/Exiv2/exiv2/commit/d4e4288d839d0d9546a05986771f8738c382060c (0.26)
upstream: https://github.com/Exiv2/exiv2/commit/c2c9fab580f8d6ea237718ad63921cde1d8980f7 (0.26)
upstream: https://github.com/Exiv2/exiv2/commit/1841c2afd79db92180286e175d574500745f5412 (0.26)
upstream: https://github.com/Exiv2/exiv2/commit/1b01704e7ab456bf6b716c3bd072701e0871f490 (0.26)