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CVE-2011-4517

Impact:
Important
Public Date:
2011-12-08
CWE:
CWE-122
Bugzilla:
747726: CVE-2011-4516 CVE-2011-4517 jasper: heap buffer overflow flaws lead to arbitrary code execution (CERT VU#887409)
A heap-based buffer overflow flaw was found in the way JasPer decoded JPEG 2000 compressed image files. An attacker could create a malicious JPEG 2000 compressed image file that, when opened, would cause applications that use JasPer (such as Nautilus) to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code.

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CVSS v2 metrics

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

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
RHEV-M for Servers (spice-client-msi) RHSA-2015:0698 2015-03-18
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (netpbm) RHSA-2011:1811 2011-12-12
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (netpbm) RHSA-2011:1811 2011-12-12
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (jasper) RHSA-2011:1807 2011-12-09

Acknowledgements

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

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