Bug 1475727 - (CVE-2017-11592) CVE-2017-11592 exiv2: Mismatched memory management routines in the Exiv2::FileIo::seek function
CVE-2017-11592 exiv2: Mismatched memory management routines in the Exiv2::Fil...
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Red Hat Product Security
impact=low,public=20170722,reported=2...
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Depends On: 1473889 1475370
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Reported: 2017-07-27 04:45 EDT by Andrej Nemec
Modified: 2018-04-12 20:49 EDT (History)
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Description Andrej Nemec 2017-07-27 04:45:58 EDT
There is a Mismatched Memory Management Routines vulnerability in the Exiv2::FileIo::seek function of Exiv2 0.26 that will lead to a denial of service attack (heap memory corruption) via crafted input.

Product bug:

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1473889
Comment 1 Andrej Nemec 2017-07-27 04:50:09 EDT
Created exiv2 tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1475370]
Comment 2 Sam Fowler 2018-04-12 20:49:44 EDT
Upstream Issue:

https://github.com/Exiv2/exiv2/issues/56

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