Security update for exiv2

SUSE Security Update: Security update for exiv2
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2018:3882-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1050257 #1051188 #1060995 #1060996 #1061000 #1072928 #1092952 #1093095 #1095070
Cross-References: CVE-2017-11591 CVE-2017-11683 CVE-2017-14859 CVE-2017-14862 CVE-2017-14864 CVE-2017-17669 CVE-2018-10958 CVE-2018-10998 CVE-2018-11531
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP3
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP3

An update that fixes 9 vulnerabilities is now available.

Description:

This update for exiv2 fixes the following issues:

  • CVE-2017-11591: A floating point exception in the Exiv2::ValueType function could lead to a remote denial of service attack via crafted input. (bsc#1050257)
  • CVE-2017-14864: An invalid memory address dereference was discovered in Exiv2::getULong in types.cpp. The vulnerability caused a segmentation fault and application crash, which lead to denial of service. (bsc#1060995)
  • CVE-2017-14862: An invalid memory address dereference was discovered in Exiv2::DataValue::read in value.cpp. The vulnerability caused a segmentation fault and application crash, which lead to denial of service. (bsc#1060996)
  • CVE-2017-14859: An invalid memory address dereference was discovered in Exiv2::StringValueBase::read in value.cpp. The vulnerability caused a segmentation fault and application crash, which lead to denial of service. (bsc#1061000)
  • CVE-2017-11683: There is a reachable assertion in the Internal::TiffReader::visitDirectory function in tiffvisitor.cpp that could lead to a remote denial of service attack via crafted input. (bsc#1051188)
  • CVE-2017-17669: There is a heap-based buffer over-read in the Exiv2::Internal::PngChunk::keyTXTChunk function of pngchunk_int.cpp. A crafted PNG file would lead to a remote denial of service attack. (bsc#1072928)
  • CVE-2018-10958: In types.cpp a large size value might have lead to a SIGABRT during an attempt at memory allocation for an Exiv2::Internal::PngChunk::zlibUncompress call. (bsc#1092952)
  • CVE-2018-10998: readMetadata in jp2image.cpp allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (SIGABRT) by triggering an incorrect Safe::add call. (bsc#1093095)
  • CVE-2018-11531: Exiv2 had a heap-based buffer overflow in getData in preview.cpp. (bsc#1095070)

Patch Instructions:

To install this SUSE Security Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods like YaST online_update or "zypper patch".
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP3:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP3-2018-2772=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP3-2018-2772=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP3:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP3-2018-2772=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP3 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • exiv2-debuginfo-0.23-12.5.1
    • exiv2-debugsource-0.23-12.5.1
    • libexiv2-devel-0.23-12.5.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • exiv2-debuginfo-0.23-12.5.1
    • exiv2-debugsource-0.23-12.5.1
    • libexiv2-12-0.23-12.5.1
    • libexiv2-12-debuginfo-0.23-12.5.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP3 (x86_64):
    • exiv2-debuginfo-0.23-12.5.1
    • exiv2-debugsource-0.23-12.5.1
    • libexiv2-12-0.23-12.5.1
    • libexiv2-12-debuginfo-0.23-12.5.1

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