CVE-2016-5159

Impact:
Important
Public Date:
2016-08-31
CWE:
CWE-190->CWE-122
Bugzilla:
1372220: CVE-2016-5159 chromium-browser, openjpeg: heap overflow in parsing of JPEG2000 code blocks
An integer overflow, leading to a heap buffer overflow, was found in openjpeg, also affecting the PDF viewer in Chromium. A specially crafted JPEG2000 image could cause an incorrect calculation when allocating memory for code blocks, which could lead to a crash, or potentially, code execution.

Find out more about CVE-2016-5159 from the MITRE CVE dictionary 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

CVSS v3 metrics

CVSS3 Base Score 8.8
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction Required
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality High
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact High

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary (v. 6) (chromium-browser) RHSA-2016:1854 2016-09-12
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (openjpeg) RHSA-2017:0838 2017-03-23
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (openjpeg) RHSA-2017:0559 2017-03-20

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