Public Date:
840002: CVE-2012-2845 exif: Integer overflow, leading to DoS (buffer over-read and application crash) in jpeg_data_load_data routine

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Integer overflow in the jpeg_data_load_data function in jpeg-data.c in libjpeg in exif 0.6.20 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (buffer over-read and application crash) or obtain potentially sensitive information via a crafted JPEG file.

Find out more about CVE-2012-2845 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score 5.8
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial

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Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 libjpeg Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 libjpeg Not affected