Upstream information

CVE-2021-3496 at MITRE


A heap-based buffer overflow was found in jhead in version 3.06 in Get16u() in exif.c when processing a crafted file.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having important severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 6.8
Vector AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.8
Vector CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Attack Vector Local
Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction Required
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact High
CVSSv3 Version 3.1
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1184756 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Package Hub 15 SP2
  • jhead >=
openSUSE Leap 15.2
  • jhead >=
openSUSE Tumbleweed
  • jhead >=
openSUSE Tumbleweed GA jhead-

SUSE Timeline for this CVE

CVE page created: Tue Apr 13 22:09:22 2021
CVE page last modified: Tue May 23 15:40:41 2023