Out-of-bounds Read

Affecting openjpeg2 package, versions <2.1.2-1.1+deb9u6

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Overview

Affected versions of this package are vulnerable to Out-of-bounds Read. There's a flaw in src/lib/openjp2/pi.c of openjpeg in versions prior to 2.4.0. If an attacker is able to provide untrusted input to openjpeg's conversion/encoding functionality, they could cause an out-of-bounds read. The highest impact of this flaw is to application availability.

Remediation

Upgrade openjpeg2 to version or higher.

References

CVSS Score

5.5
medium severity
  • Attack Vector
    Local
  • Attack Complexity
    Low
  • Privileges Required
    None
  • User Interaction
    Required
  • Scope
    Unchanged
  • Confidentiality
    None
  • Integrity
    None
  • Availability
    High
CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
CVE
CVE-2020-27845
CWE
CWE-122 CWE-125
Snyk ID
SNYK-DEBIAN9-OPENJPEG2-1052000
Disclosed
05 Jan, 2021
Published
16 Dec, 2020