Resource Exhaustion

Affecting openjpeg2 package, versions <2.1.2-1.1+deb9u3

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Overview

In OpenJPEG 2.3.0, there is excessive iteration in the opj_t1_encode_cblks function of openjp2/t1.c. Remote attackers could leverage this vulnerability to cause a denial of service via a crafted bmp file.

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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-2018-6616
CWE
CWE-400
Snyk ID
SNYK-DEBIAN9-OPENJPEG2-346026
Disclosed
04 Feb, 2018
Published
04 Feb, 2018