Bug 840002 (CVE-2012-2845) - CVE-2012-2845 exif: Integer overflow, leading to DoS (buffer over-read and application crash) in jpeg_data_load_data routine
Summary: CVE-2012-2845 exif: Integer overflow, leading to DoS (buffer over-read and ap...
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Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Alias: CVE-2012-2845
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 840003
Blocks: 839036
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2012-07-13 12:39 UTC by Jan Lieskovsky
Modified: 2019-09-29 12:53 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

Fixed In Version: exif 0.6.21
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2012-09-06 15:22:01 UTC


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Description Jan Lieskovsky 2012-07-13 12:39:49 UTC
Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures assigned an identifier CVE-2012-2845 to the following vulnerability:

Integer overflow in the jpeg_data_load_data function in jpeg-data.c in libjpeg in exif 0.6.20 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (buffer over-read and application crash) or obtain potentially sensitive information via a crafted JPEG file.

References:
[1] http://sourceforge.net/mailarchive/message.php?msg_id=29534027

Upstream patch:
[2] http://libexif.cvs.sourceforge.net/viewvc/libexif/exif/libjpeg/jpeg-data.c?r1=1.23&r2=1.24&view=patch

Revision log:
[3] http://libexif.cvs.sourceforge.net/viewvc/libexif/exif/libjpeg/jpeg-data.c?view=log

Comment 1 Jan Lieskovsky 2012-07-13 12:41:24 UTC
This issue affects the (current) versions of the exif package, as shipped with Fedora release of 16 and 17. Please schedule an update.

Comment 2 Jan Lieskovsky 2012-07-13 12:42:12 UTC
Created exif tracking bugs for this issue

Affects: fedora-all [bug 840003]

Comment 3 Fedora Update System 2012-07-26 22:35:34 UTC
exif-0.6.21-1.fc16 has been pushed to the Fedora 16 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

Comment 4 Fedora Update System 2012-07-26 22:38:18 UTC
exif-0.6.21-1.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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