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CVE-2017-17725 Detail

Description

In Exiv2 0.26, there is an integer overflow leading to a heap-based buffer over-read in the Exiv2::getULong function in types.cpp. Remote attackers can exploit the vulnerability to cause a denial of service via a crafted image file. Note that this vulnerability is different from CVE-2017-14864, which is an invalid memory address dereference.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  02/12/2018

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-17725
Original release date:
02/12/2018
Last revised:
02/12/2018
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1525055 External Source MISC https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1525055
https://github.com/Exiv2/exiv2/issues/188 External Source MISC https://github.com/Exiv2/exiv2/issues/188

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