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SUSE: CVE-2017-17669: SUSE Linux Security Advisory

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
12/13/2017
Created
03/19/2019
Added
11/24/2018
Modified
05/10/2021

Description

There is a heap-based buffer over-read in the Exiv2::Internal::PngChunk::keyTXTChunk function of pngchunk_int.cpp in Exiv2 0.26. A crafted PNG file will lead to a remote denial of service attack.

Solution(s)

  • suse-upgrade-libexiv2-12
  • suse-upgrade-libexiv2-devel

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