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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   OpenJPEG Vendors:   openjpeg.org
OpenJPEG Heap Overflow in j2k_read_cox() Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1027542
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1027542
CVE Reference:   CVE-2012-3535   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Sep 18 2012
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to 1.5.1
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in OpenJPEG. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system.

A remote user can create a specially crafted JPEG2000 image file that, when loaded by the target user, will trigger a heap overflow in j2k_read_cox() and execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

Huzaifa Sidhpurwala of the Red Hat Security Response Team reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can create a file that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (1.5.1).

The vendor's advisory is available at:

http://code.google.com/p/openjpeg/issues/detail?id=170

Vendor URL:  openjpeg.org/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any), Windows (Any)

Message History:   This archive entry has one or more follow-up message(s) listed below.
Sep 18 2012 (Red Hat Issues Fix) OpenJPEG Heap Overflow in j2k_read_cox() Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
Red Hat has issued a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.



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