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CVE-2017-9239 Detail

Current Description

An issue was discovered in Exiv2 0.26. When the data structure of the structure ifd is incorrect, the program assigns pValue_ to 0x0, and the value of pValue() is 0x0. TiffImageEntry::doWriteImage will use the value of pValue() to cause a segmentation fault. To exploit this vulnerability, someone must open a crafted tiff file.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.5 MEDIUM
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H (V3.0 legend)
Impact Score: 3.6
Exploitability Score: 2.8


Attack Vector (AV): Network
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): Required
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): High

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://dev.exiv2.org/issues/1295 Issue Tracking
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/98720 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://github.com/lolo-pop/poc/tree/master/Segmentation%20fault%20in%20convert-test(exiv2) Exploit Third Party Advisory
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3852-1/ Third Party Advisory

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:exiv2:exiv2:0.26:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:16.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:18.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:18.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-9239
NVD Published Date:
05/26/2017
NVD Last Modified:
03/04/2019