Bug 1624977 (CVE-2018-16336) - CVE-2018-16336 exiv2: heap-based buffer over-read via a crafted image file
Summary: CVE-2018-16336 exiv2: heap-based buffer over-read via a crafted image file
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Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Alias: CVE-2018-16336
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1624978 1624979
Blocks: 1624980
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Reported: 2018-09-03 19:17 UTC by Laura Pardo
Modified: 2019-09-29 14:57 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2019-07-12 13:05:59 UTC


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Description Laura Pardo 2018-09-03 19:17:59 UTC
A flaw was found in Exiv2::Internal::PngChunk::parseTXTChunk in Exiv2 v0.26 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer over-read) via a crafted image file, a different vulnerability than CVE-2018-10999.


References:
https://github.com/Exiv2/exiv2/issues/400

Comment 1 Laura Pardo 2018-09-03 19:18:28 UTC
Created exiv2 tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1624978]

Comment 3 Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2018-09-05 04:54:51 UTC
Upstream patch:
https://github.com/Exiv2/exiv2/commit/35b3e596edacd2437c2c5d3dd2b5c9502626163d

Comment 4 Product Security DevOps Team 2019-07-12 13:05:59 UTC
This bug is now closed. Further updates for individual products will be reflected on the CVE page(s):

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2018-16336


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