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CVE-2011-4517 Detail


The jpc_crg_getparms function in libjasper/jpc/jpc_cs.c in JasPer 1.900.1 uses an incorrect data type during a certain size calculation, which allows remote attackers to trigger a heap-based buffer overflow and execute arbitrary code, or cause a denial of service (heap memory corruption), via a crafted component registration (CRG) marker segment in a JPEG2000 file.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  12/14/2011

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Access Vector:
Network exploitable - Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2011-16966 External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2011-16955 External Source SUSE openSUSE-SU-2011:1317 External Source REDHAT RHSA-2015:0698 External Source DEBIAN DSA-2371 US Government Resource External Source CERT-VN VU#887409 External Source CONFIRM External Source REDHAT RHSA-2011:1807 External Source REDHAT RHSA-2011:1811 External Source BID 50992 External Source SLACKWARE SSA:2015-302-02 External Source UBUNTU USN-1315-1 External Source CONFIRM External Source CONFIRM External Source XF jasper-jpccrggetparms-bo(71701)

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