CVE-2018-17230

Published: 19 September 2018

Exiv2::ul2Data in types.cpp in Exiv2 v0.26 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer overflow) via a crafted image file.

Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 6.5

Status

Package Release Status
exiv2
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needs triage

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Not vulnerable

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) Not vulnerable

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist
(trusty was not-affected)
Patches:
Upstream: https://github.com/Exiv2/exiv2/commit/afb98cbc6e288dc8ea75f3394a347fb9b37abc55

Notes

AuthorNote
mdeslaur
fixed by afb98cbc6e288dc8ea75f3394a347fb9b37abc55, which
introduced CVE-2018-17282
leosilva
code vulnerable was introduced later in version 0.27.

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