CVE-2016-8332 Detail

Current Description

A buffer overflow in OpenJPEG 2.1.1 causes arbitrary code execution when parsing a crafted image. An exploitable code execution vulnerability exists in the jpeg2000 image file format parser as implemented in the OpenJpeg library. A specially crafted jpeg2000 file can cause an out of bound heap write resulting in heap corruption leading to arbitrary code execution. For a successful attack, the target user needs to open a malicious jpeg2000 file. The jpeg2000 image file format is mostly used for embedding images inside PDF documents and the OpenJpeg library is used by a number of popular PDF renderers making PDF documents a likely attack vector.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  7.8 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3768
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/93242
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1038623
http://www.talosintelligence.com/reports/TALOS-2016-0193/ Exploit  Third Party Advisory 
https://github.com/uclouvain/openjpeg/releases/tag/v2.1.2 Release Notes  Third Party Advisory 
https://www.oracle.com/security-alerts/cpujul2020.html

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-119 Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-8332
NVD Published Date:
10/28/2016
NVD Last Modified:
09/09/2020
Source:
MITRE