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Bug 647812 (CVE-2017-17723)

Summary: <media-gfx/exiv2-0.26_p20180811: heap-based buffer over-read in Exiv2::Image::byteSwap4 in image.cpp (CVE-2017-17723)
Product: Gentoo Security Reporter: GLSAMaker/CVETool Bot <glsamaker>
Component: VulnerabilitiesAssignee: Gentoo Security <security>
Severity: minor CC: graphics+disabled
Priority: Normal    
Version: unspecified   
Hardware: All   
OS: Linux   
Whiteboard: B3 [glsa++ cve]
Package list:
Runtime testing required: ---
Bug Depends on: 658236    
Bug Blocks:    

Description GLSAMaker/CVETool Bot gentoo-dev 2018-02-16 01:01:09 UTC
CVE-2017-17723 (
  In Exiv2 0.26, there is a heap-based buffer over-read in the
  Exiv2::Image::byteSwap4 function in image.cpp. Remote attackers can exploit
  this vulnerability to disclose memory data or cause a denial of service via
  a crafted TIFF file.
Comment 1 Andreas Sturmlechner gentoo-dev 2018-09-16 00:30:38 UTC
Fixed by:
Comment 2 Larry the Git Cow gentoo-dev 2018-09-18 20:54:15 UTC
The bug has been referenced in the following commit(s):

commit f33aacc28aa4a62c2123dbbecfbdb911dd4ba470
Author:     Andreas Sturmlechner <>
AuthorDate: 2018-09-18 20:45:33 +0000
Commit:     Andreas Sturmlechner <>
CommitDate: 2018-09-18 20:53:50 +0000

    media-gfx/exiv2: Add 0.26_p20180811 snapshot
    Custom packed tarball based on upstream 0.26 branch as of 2018-08-11,
    fixing CVE-2018-12264, CVE-2018-12265,
    with downstream updated config.{guess,sub} and fixed CVE-2017-17723.
    Package-Manager: Portage-2.3.49, Repoman-2.3.10

 media-gfx/exiv2/Manifest                    |   1 +
 media-gfx/exiv2/exiv2-0.26_p20180811.ebuild | 123 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
 2 files changed, 124 insertions(+)
Comment 3 Andreas Sturmlechner gentoo-dev 2018-11-11 22:27:40 UTC
Cleanup/KDE done here.
Comment 4 Yury German Gentoo Infrastructure gentoo-dev 2018-11-13 06:46:52 UTC
Arches and Maintainer(s), Thank you for your work.

New GLSA Request filed.
Comment 5 GLSAMaker/CVETool Bot gentoo-dev 2018-11-24 21:45:41 UTC
This issue was resolved and addressed in
 GLSA 201811-14 at
by GLSA coordinator Aaron Bauman (b-man).
Comment 6 GLSAMaker/CVETool Bot gentoo-dev 2018-11-24 21:46:42 UTC
This issue was resolved and addressed in
 GLSA 201811-14 at
by GLSA coordinator Aaron Bauman (b-man).