Bug 1487210 (CVE-2017-12957)

Summary: CVE-2017-12957 exiv2: Heap-based buffer over-read in Exiv2::Image::io function
Product: [Other] Security Response Reporter: Andrej Nemec <anemec>
Component: vulnerabilityAssignee: Red Hat Product Security <security-response-team>
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Bug Depends On: 1475370, 1482423    
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Description Andrej Nemec 2017-08-31 12:41:55 UTC
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 denial of service

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Comment 1 Andrej Nemec 2017-08-31 12:43:06 UTC
Created exiv2 tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1475370]