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CVE-2018-3977

Published: 1 November 2018

An exploitable code execution vulnerability exists in the XCF image rendering functionality of SDL2_image-2.0.3. A specially crafted XCF image can cause a heap overflow, resulting in code execution. An attacker can display a specially crafted image to trigger this vulnerability.

From the Ubuntu security team

USN-4238-1 addressed serveral vulnerabilities in SDL_image. This update provides the corresponding fixes for Ubuntu 14.04 ESM.

Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 8.8

Status

Package Release Status
libsdl2-image
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Not vulnerable
(2.0.4+dfsg1-2ubuntu2.16.04.1)
cosmic Not vulnerable
(2.0.4+dfsg1-2ubuntu2.16.04.1)
disco Not vulnerable
(2.0.4+dfsg1-2ubuntu2.16.04.1)
eoan Not vulnerable
(2.0.4+dfsg1-2ubuntu2.16.04.1)
focal Not vulnerable
(2.0.4+dfsg1-2ubuntu2.16.04.1)
groovy Not vulnerable
(2.0.4+dfsg1-2ubuntu2.16.04.1)
hirsute Not vulnerable
(2.0.4+dfsg1-2ubuntu2.16.04.1)
impish Not vulnerable
(2.0.4+dfsg1-2ubuntu2.16.04.1)
jammy Not vulnerable
(2.0.4+dfsg1-2ubuntu2.16.04.1)
precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist
(trusty was needed)
upstream
Released (2.0.3+dfsg1-3)
xenial Not vulnerable
(2.0.4+dfsg1-2ubuntu2.16.04.1)
sdl-image1.2
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic
Released (1.2.12-8ubuntu0.1)
cosmic Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
disco Not vulnerable
(1.2.12-10)
eoan Not vulnerable
(1.2.12-10)
focal Not vulnerable
(1.2.12-10)
groovy Not vulnerable
(1.2.12-10)
hirsute Not vulnerable
(1.2.12-10)
impish Not vulnerable
(1.2.12-10)
jammy Not vulnerable
(1.2.12-10)
precise Does not exist

trusty Needed

upstream
Released (1.2.12-10)
xenial
Released (1.2.12-5+deb9u1ubuntu0.16.04.1)