Upstream information

CVE-2017-2887 at MITRE


An exploitable buffer overflow vulnerability exists in the XCF property handling functionality of SDL_image 2.0.1. A specially crafted xcf file can cause a stack-based buffer overflow resulting in potential code execution. An attacker can provide a specially crafted XCF file to trigger this vulnerability.

SUSE information

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

This issue is currently rated as having important severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 6.8 7.2
Vector AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
Access Vector Network Local
Access Complexity Medium Low
Authentication None None
Confidentiality Impact Partial Complete
Integrity Impact Partial Complete
Availability Impact Partial Complete
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 8.8 7.8
Access Vector Network Local
Access Complexity Low Low
Privileges Required None None
User Interaction Required Required
Scope Unchanged Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High High
Integrity Impact High High
Availability Impact High High
SUSE Bugzilla entries: 1062777 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 1062784 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
openSUSE Leap 42.3
  • SDL2_image >= 2.0.0-13.7.1
  • SDL2_image-debugsource >= 2.0.0-13.7.1
  • SDL_image >= 1.2.12-16.3.1
  • SDL_image-debugsource >= 1.2.12-16.3.1
  • libSDL2_image-2_0-0 >= 2.0.0-13.7.1
  • libSDL2_image-2_0-0-32bit >= 2.0.0-13.7.1
  • libSDL2_image-2_0-0-debuginfo >= 2.0.0-13.7.1
  • libSDL2_image-2_0-0-debuginfo-32bit >= 2.0.0-13.7.1
  • libSDL2_image-devel >= 2.0.0-13.7.1
  • libSDL2_image-devel-32bit >= 2.0.0-13.7.1
  • libSDL_image-1_2-0 >= 1.2.12-16.3.1
  • libSDL_image-1_2-0-32bit >= 1.2.12-16.3.1
  • libSDL_image-1_2-0-debuginfo >= 1.2.12-16.3.1
  • libSDL_image-1_2-0-debuginfo-32bit >= 1.2.12-16.3.1
  • libSDL_image-devel >= 1.2.12-16.3.1
  • libSDL_image-devel-32bit >= 1.2.12-16.3.1

Status of this issue by product and package

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Product(s) Source package State
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 SP4 SDL_image Ignore