Vulnerability CVE-2012-2841


Published: 2012-07-13   Modified: 2012-07-16

Description:
Integer underflow in the exif_entry_get_value function in exif-entry.c in the EXIF Tag Parsing Library (aka libexif) 0.6.20 might allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via vectors involving a crafted buffer-size parameter during the formatting of an EXIF tag, leading to a heap-based buffer overflow.

See advisories in our WLB2 database:
Topic
Author
Date
Med.
Libexif 0.6.20 Overflows and Denial Of Service
Mateusz Jurczyk
17.07.2012

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
7.5/10
6.4/10
10/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Partial
Partial
Partial
Affected software
Curtis galloway -> Libexif 

 References:
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2012-07/msg00014.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2012-07/msg00015.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-1255.html
http://sourceforge.net/mailarchive/message.php?msg_id=29534027
http://www.debian.org/security/2012/dsa-2559
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/54437
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1513-1

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