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Ubuntu: USN-3615-1 (CVE-2017-16909): LibRaw vulnerabilities Vulnerability

  • Severity: 7
  • Published: December 21, 2017

Details for this vulnerability have not been published by NIST at this point. Descriptions from software vendor advisories for this issue are provided below.

From USN-3615-1:

It was discovered that LibRaw incorrectly handled photo files. If a user or

automated system were tricked into processing a special...

SUSE: CVE-2017-16909: SUSE Linux Security Advisory Vulnerability

  • Severity: 7
  • Published: December 21, 2017

An error related to the "LibRaw::panasonic_load_raw()" function (dcraw_common.cpp) in LibRaw versions prior to 0.18.6 can be exploited to cause a heap-based buffer overflow and subsequently cause a crash via a specially crafted TIFF image.