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
CVE-2012-2845 exif: Integer overflow, leading to DoS (buffer over-read and ap...
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Red Hat Product Security
impact=low,public=20120712,reported=2...
: Security
Depends On: 840003
Blocks: 839036
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Reported: 2012-07-13 08:39 EDT by Jan Lieskovsky
Modified: 2016-03-04 05:51 EST (History)
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Fixed In Version: exif 0.6.21
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Last Closed: 2012-09-06 11:22:01 EDT
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Description Jan Lieskovsky 2012-07-13 08:39:49 EDT
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

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[3] http://libexif.cvs.sourceforge.net/viewvc/libexif/exif/libjpeg/jpeg-data.c?view=log
Comment 1 Jan Lieskovsky 2012-07-13 08:41:24 EDT
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 08:42:12 EDT
Created exif tracking bugs for this issue

Affects: fedora-all [bug 840003]
Comment 3 Fedora Update System 2012-07-26 18:35:34 EDT
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 18:38:18 EDT
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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