Bug 1957616 (CVE-2021-3575) - CVE-2021-3575 openjpeg: heap-buffer-overflow in color.c may lead to DoS or arbitrary code execution
Summary: CVE-2021-3575 openjpeg: heap-buffer-overflow in color.c may lead to DoS or ar...
Alias: CVE-2021-3575
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1957617 1957618 1957619 Red Hat1969279 Red Hat1969280
Blocks: Embargoed1957620 Red Hat1966991
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Reported: 2021-05-06 07:30 UTC by Marian Rehak
Modified: 2022-05-23 15:35 UTC (History)
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A heap-based buffer overflow was found in OpenJPEG. This flaw allows an attacker to execute arbitrary code with the permissions of the application compiled against OpenJPEG.
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Last Closed: 2021-11-09 18:24:12 UTC

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System ID Private Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2021:4251 0 None None None 2021-11-09 17:56:48 UTC

Description Marian Rehak 2021-05-06 07:30:41 UTC
Decompressing a crafted .j2k file may lead to heap-buffer-overflow in color.c:379:42 in sycc420_to_rgb.



Comment 1 Marian Rehak 2021-05-06 07:31:12 UTC
Created openjpeg tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1957617]

Created openjpeg2 tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: epel-7 [bug 1957619]
Affects: fedora-all [bug 1957618]

Comment 5 errata-xmlrpc 2021-11-09 17:56:47 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8

Via RHSA-2021:4251 https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2021:4251

Comment 6 Product Security DevOps Team 2021-11-09 18:24:10 UTC
This bug is now closed. Further updates for individual products will be reflected on the CVE page(s):


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