Upstream information

CVE-2017-12957 at MITRE

Description

There is a heap-based buffer over-read in libexiv2 in Exiv2 0.26 that is triggered in the Exiv2::Image::io function in image.cpp. It will lead to remote denial of service.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 4.3 6.8
Vector AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network Network
Access Complexity Medium Medium
Authentication None None
Confidentiality Impact None Partial
Integrity Impact None Partial
Availability Impact Partial Partial
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 6.5 7.5
Vector CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Access Vector Network Network
Access Complexity Low High
Privileges Required None None
User Interaction Required Required
Scope Unchanged Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact None High
Integrity Impact None High
Availability Impact High High
CVSSv3 Version 3 3
SUSE Bugzilla entries: 1054590 [RESOLVED / INVALID], 1061023 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 1061025 [NEW], 1068871 [IN_PROGRESS]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Desktop Applications 15 SP1
  • libexiv2-26 >= 0.26-6.3.1
  • libexiv2-devel >= 0.26-6.3.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Desktop Applications 15 SP2
  • libexiv2-26 >= 0.26-6.8.1
  • libexiv2-devel >= 0.26-6.8.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Desktop Applications 15
  • exiv2 >= 0.26-6.3.1
  • libexiv2-26 >= 0.26-6.3.1
  • libexiv2-devel >= 0.26-6.3.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-Module-Desktop-Applications-15-2018-1280
openSUSE Leap 15.0
  • exiv2 >= 0.26-lp150.5.3.1
  • exiv2-debuginfo >= 0.26-lp150.5.3.1
  • exiv2-debugsource >= 0.26-lp150.5.3.1
  • exiv2-lang >= 0.26-lp150.5.3.1
  • libexiv2-26 >= 0.26-lp150.5.3.1
  • libexiv2-26-32bit >= 0.26-lp150.5.3.1
  • libexiv2-26-32bit-debuginfo >= 0.26-lp150.5.3.1
  • libexiv2-26-debuginfo >= 0.26-lp150.5.3.1
  • libexiv2-devel >= 0.26-lp150.5.3.1
  • libexiv2-doc >= 0.26-lp150.5.3.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE-2019-504


Status of this issue by product and package

Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated. Also information for service packs in the LTSS phase is only included for issues meeting the LTSS criteria. If in doubt, feel free to contact us for clarification.

Product(s) Source package State
SUSE Linux Enterprise 15 Module for Desktop Applications exiv2 Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP2 exiv2 Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3 exiv2 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 LTSS exiv2 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 exiv2 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 LTSS exiv2 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 LTSS exiv2 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 exiv2 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 exiv2 Not affected