Bug 1500315 (CVE-2017-14859) - CVE-2017-14859 exiv2: Invalid memory address dereference in Exiv2::StringValueBase::read
Summary: CVE-2017-14859 exiv2: Invalid memory address dereference in Exiv2::StringValu...
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Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Alias: CVE-2017-14859
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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low
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Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1475370
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TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2017-10-10 11:41 UTC by Andrej Nemec
Modified: 2019-09-29 14:23 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2019-06-08 03:27:55 UTC


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Description Andrej Nemec 2017-10-10 11:41:10 UTC
An Invalid memory address dereference was discovered in Exiv2::StringValueBase::read in value.cpp in Exiv2 0.26. The vulnerability causes a segmentation fault and application crash, which leads to denial of service.

Product bug:

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1494780

Comment 1 Andrej Nemec 2017-10-10 11:46:11 UTC
Created exiv2 tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1475370]


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