Upstream information

CVE-2018-6612 at MITRE

Description

An integer underflow bug in the process_EXIF function of the exif.c file of jhead 3.00 raises a heap-based buffer over-read when processing a malicious JPEG file, which may allow a remote attacker to cause a denial-of-service attack or unspecified other impact.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Does not affect SUSE products

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 4.3
Vector AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 5.5
Vector AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction Required
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact High
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1079349 [IN_PROGRESS]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
openSUSE Leap 42.3
  • jhead >= 3.00-8.1
  • jhead-debuginfo >= 3.00-8.1
  • jhead-debugsource >= 3.00-8.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE-2018-155