Matthias-Wandel jhead 3.08 exif.c PrintFormatNumber heap-based overflow

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A vulnerability was found in Matthias-Wandel jhead 3.08 and classified as critical. This issue affects the function PrintFormatNumber of the file exif.c. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a heap-based overflow vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-122. A heap overflow condition is a buffer overflow, where the buffer that can be overwritten is allocated in the heap portion of memory, generally meaning that the buffer was allocated using a routine such as malloc(). Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

It is possible to read the advisory at github.com. The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2024-2824. The exploitation is known to be easy. The attack may be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is needed for a successful exploitation. It demands that the victim is doing some kind of user interaction. Technical details as well as a public exploit are known.

The exploit is available at github.com. It is declared as proof-of-concept.

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

Entries connected to this vulnerability are available at VDB-24200, VDB-24815, VDB-56883 and VDB-59542.

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Class: Heap-based overflow
CWE: CWE-122 / CWE-119
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Remote: Yes

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Access: Public
Status: Proof-of-Concept
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Timelineinfo

03/22/2024 Advisory disclosed
03/22/2024 +0 days CVE reserved
03/22/2024 +0 days VulDB entry created
05/03/2024 +42 days VulDB entry last update

Sourcesinfo

Advisory: 84
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2024-2824 (🔒)
scip Labs: https://www.scip.ch/en/?labs.20161013
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Entryinfo

Created: 03/22/2024 11:45 AM
Updated: 05/03/2024 09:18 PM
Changes: 03/22/2024 11:45 AM (56), 05/03/2024 09:05 PM (2), 05/03/2024 09:18 PM (18)
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Submitter: merci
Cache ID: 44:242:40

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