Public Date:
842918: CVE-2012-3535 openjpeg: heap-based buffer overflow when decoding jpeg2000 files

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Heap-based buffer overflow in OpenJPEG 1.5.0 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted JPEG2000 file.

Find out more about CVE-2012-3535 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 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 6 (openjpeg) RHSA-2012:1283 2012-09-17


This issue was discovered by Huzaifa Sidhpurwala of the Red Hat Security Response Team.