Upstream information

CVE-2018-9145 at MITRE

Description

In the DataBuf class in include/exiv2/types.hpp in Exiv2 0.26, an issue exists in the constructor with an initial buffer size. A large size value may lead to a SIGABRT during an attempt at memory allocation. NOTE: some third parties have been unable to reproduce the SIGABRT when using the 4-DataBuf-abort-1 PoC file.

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 6.5
Vector AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction Required
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact High
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1087879 [RESOLVED / INVALID]

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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Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated.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 Desktop 12 SP2 exiv2 Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3 exiv2 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 SP4 exiv2 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 SP2 exiv2 Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 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 GA LTSS exiv2 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 LTSS exiv2 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 exiv2 Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 exiv2 Not affected