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CVE-2016-9572 Detail

Current Description

A NULL pointer dereference flaw was found in the way openjpeg 2.1.2 decoded certain input images. Due to a logic error in the code responsible for decoding the input image, an application using openjpeg to process image data could crash when processing a crafted image.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  08/01/2018
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.5 MEDIUM
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 3.6
Exploitability Score: 2.8


Attack Vector (AV): Network
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): Required
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): High

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2016-9572 Exploit Issue Tracking Patch Third Party Advisory
https://github.com/szukw000/openjpeg/commit/7b28bd2b723df6be09fe7791eba33147c1c47d0d Patch Third Party Advisory
https://github.com/uclouvain/openjpeg/issues/863 Exploit Third Party Advisory
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201710-26 Third Party Advisory
https://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3768 Third Party Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • NULL Pointer Dereference (CWE-476)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:openjpeg:openjpeg:2.1.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
Configuration 2
OR
cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Denotes Vulnerable Software
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-9572
NVD Published Date:
08/01/2018
NVD Last Modified:
10/02/2018