CVE Database


Impact: Moderate
Public: 2012-03-20
Bugzilla: 805912: CVE-2012-1499 openjpeg: Out-of heap-based buffer write by processing palette information in certain JPEG 2000 images


The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The JPEG 2000 codec (jp2.c) in OpenJPEG before 1.5 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted palette index in a CMAP record of a JPEG image, which triggers memory corruption, aka "out-of heap-based buffer write."

Find out more about CVE-2012-1499 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.


Not Vulnerable. This issue did not affect the version of openjpeg as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.

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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