ImageWorsener 1.3.1 imagew-util.c iw_get_ui16be memory corruption

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A vulnerability was found in ImageWorsener 1.3.1 (Image Processing Software). It has been declared as problematic. This vulnerability affects the function iw_get_ui16be of the file imagew-util.c. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a memory corruption vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-119. The product performs operations on a memory buffer, but it can read from or write to a memory location that is outside of the intended boundary of the buffer. As an impact it is known to affect availability. CVE summarizes:

The iw_get_ui16be function in imagew-util.c:422:24 in libimageworsener.a in ImageWorsener 1.3.1 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer over-read) via a crafted image, related to imagew-jpeg.c.

The bug was discovered 05/20/2017. The weakness was released 05/23/2017 (Website). The advisory is shared for download at blogs.gentoo.org. This vulnerability was named CVE-2017-9207 since 05/22/2017. The attack can be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is required for a successful exploitation. Successful exploitation requires user interaction by the victim. There are known technical details, but no exploit is available.

The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 3 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $0-$5k.

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.

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Class: Memory corruption
CWE: CWE-119
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Local: No
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Patch: github.com

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Sourcesinfo

Advisory: b45cb1b665a14b0175b9cb1502ef7168e1fe0d5d
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2017-9207 (🔍)
OSVDB: - CVE-2017-9207 - Imageworsener Project - Imageworsener - Medium

Entryinfo

Created: 05/23/2017 01:06 PM
Updated: 12/07/2022 09:10 AM
Changes: 05/23/2017 01:06 PM (58), 10/02/2020 04:23 PM (2), 12/07/2022 09:10 AM (4)
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