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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-2721

Original release date: 05/16/2007
Last revised: 08/21/2010
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

The jpc_qcx_getcompparms function in jpc/jpc_cs.c for the JasPer JPEG-2000 library (libjasper) before 1.900 allows remote user-assisted attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly corrupt the heap via malformed image files, as originally demonstrated using imagemagick convert.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.3 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (10/23/2007)
Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect versions of ghostscript as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, 4 or 5 as they do not include a bundled JasPer library.

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External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2007:208
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2010-0912
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 36137
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2007:129
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2009:142
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=413041
Type: Advisory; Exploit
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2007:209
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 27319
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=413033
Type: Advisory; Exploit
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-2036
External Source: BID
Name: 24052
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-501-2
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 27489
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 26516
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2009:164
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-501-1
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 39505
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 25287
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9397
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2009:0012
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 25703
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=413041;msg=88
Type: Advisory; Exploit

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9397
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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