Bug 1422908 (CVE-2017-6011) - CVE-2017-6011 icoutils: Buffer overflow in the simple_vec function
Summary: CVE-2017-6011 icoutils: Buffer overflow in the simple_vec function
Alias: CVE-2017-6011
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
QA Contact:
Depends On: 1430609 1422911 1430610 1430611
Blocks: 1411254
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2017-02-16 14:23 UTC by Andrej Nemec
Modified: 2019-09-29 14:07 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

Fixed In Version: icoutils 0.31.2
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Doc Text:
A vulnerability was found in icoutils, in the icotool program. An attacker could create a crafted ICO or CUR file that, when read by icotool, could result in memory corruption leading to a crash or potential code execution.
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2019-06-08 03:07:51 UTC

Attachments (Terms of Use)
Reporter writeup (11.95 KB, text/plain)
2017-02-16 14:26 UTC, Andrej Nemec
no flags Details

System ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2017:0837 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Important: icoutils security update 2017-03-23 05:04:55 UTC

Description Andrej Nemec 2017-02-16 14:23:42 UTC
An issue was discovered in icoutils. An out-of-bounds read leading to a buffer overflow was observed in the "simple_vec" function in the "extract.c" source file. This affects icotool.

Comment 1 Andrej Nemec 2017-02-16 14:26:02 UTC
Created attachment 1250879 [details]
Reporter writeup

Comment 2 Andrej Nemec 2017-02-16 14:26:58 UTC
Created icoutils tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1422911]

Comment 3 Martin Gieseking 2017-02-22 10:23:05 UTC
The patch provided for bug 1422907 should also fix this issue.

Comment 4 Salvatore Bonaccorso 2017-02-26 20:29:00 UTC
Hi Martin

Has this been forwarded to upstream?


Comment 5 Martin Gieseking 2017-02-26 20:35:40 UTC
Hi Salvatore, yes, I sent the patches to upstream but haven't received a reply yet.

Comment 7 Doran Moppert 2017-03-09 06:17:33 UTC
Created icoutils tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: epel-6 [bug 1430609]

Comment 9 errata-xmlrpc 2017-03-23 01:15:15 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7

Via RHSA-2017:0837 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017-0837.html

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