Bug 839182 - (CVE-2012-2813) CVE-2012-2813 libexif: "exif_convert_utf16_to_utf8()" heap-based out-of-bounds array read
CVE-2012-2813 libexif: "exif_convert_utf16_to_utf8()" heap-based out-of-bound...
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 839913 839914 839915 839916 839917
Blocks: 839036
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Reported: 2012-07-11 03:29 EDT by Stefan Cornelius
Modified: 2015-11-24 10:06 EST (History)
3 users (show)

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Fixed In Version: libexif 0.6.21
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2015-08-21 23:25:52 EDT
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Description Stefan Cornelius 2012-07-11 03:29:14 EDT
A heap-based out-of-bounds array read in the  function in libexif/exif-entry.c in libexif 0.6.20 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service or possibly obtain potentially sensitive information from process memory via an image with crafted EXIF tags.
Comment 3 Stefan Cornelius 2012-07-13 04:11:42 EDT
Created libexif tracking bugs for this issue

Affects: fedora-all [bug 839917]
Comment 5 Stefan Cornelius 2012-08-10 04:52:41 EDT
Upstream advisory:
Comment 6 Murray McAllister 2012-08-22 02:46:10 EDT

Red Hat would like to thank Dan Fandrich for reporting this issue. Upstream acknowledges Mateusz Jurczyk of the Google Security Team as the original reporter.
Comment 7 errata-xmlrpc 2012-09-11 14:15:58 EDT
This issue has been addressed in following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5

Via RHSA-2012:1255 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-1255.html
Comment 8 Fedora Update System 2013-02-07 21:13:46 EST
libexif-0.6.21-2.fc16 has been pushed to the Fedora 16 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
Comment 9 Fedora Update System 2013-02-07 21:34:07 EST
libexif-0.6.21-2.fc17 has been pushed to the Fedora 17 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

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