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CVE-2011-4517

Impact: Important
Public: 2011-12-08
Bugzilla: 747726: CVE-2011-4516 CVE-2011-4517 jasper: heap buffer overflow flaws lead to arbitrary code execution (CERT VU#887409)

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The jpc_crg_getparms function in libjasper/jpc/jpc_cs.c in JasPer 1.900.1 uses an incorrect data type during a certain size calculation, which allows remote attackers to trigger a heap-based buffer overflow and execute arbitrary code, or cause a denial of service (heap memory corruption), via a crafted component registration (CRG) marker segment in a JPEG2000 file.

Find out more about CVE-2011-4517 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 6.8
Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector: Network
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: Partial
Integrity Impact: Partial
Availability Impact: Partial

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Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (netpbm) RHSA-2011:1811 December 12, 2011
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (netpbm) RHSA-2011:1811 December 12, 2011
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (jasper) RHSA-2011:1807 December 09, 2011

External References

Acknowledgements

Red Hat would like to thank Jonathan Foote of the CERT Coordination Center for reporting this issue.

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