Bug 1901998 (CVE-2020-27814) - CVE-2020-27814 openjpeg: heap-buffer-overflow in lib/openjp2/mqc.c could result in DoS
Summary: CVE-2020-27814 openjpeg: heap-buffer-overflow in lib/openjp2/mqc.c could resu...
Alias: CVE-2020-27814
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: 1901999 1902000 1902001 1908965 1908966
Blocks: 1902002
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2020-11-26 15:01 UTC by Michael Kaplan
Modified: 2021-11-09 17:56 UTC (History)
5 users (show)

Fixed In Version: openjpeg 2.4.0
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A heap-buffer overflow was found in the way openjpeg2 handled certain PNG format files. An attacker could use this flaw to cause an application crash or in some cases execute arbitrary code with the permission of the user running such an application.
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Last Closed: 2021-11-09 17:52:30 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 17:56:17 UTC

Description Michael Kaplan 2020-11-26 15:01:35 UTC
A heap-buffer overwrites error was discovered in lib/openjp2/mqc.c in
OpenJPEG 2.3.1. The vulnerability causes an out-of-bounds write, which may
lead to remote denial of service or possibly remote code execution.

Comment 2 Michael Kaplan 2020-11-26 15:02:02 UTC
Created mingw-openjpeg2 tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1902001]

Created openjpeg2 tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: epel-all [bug 1901999]
Affects: fedora-all [bug 1902000]

Comment 4 Michael Kaplan 2020-11-27 13:36:33 UTC

Name: zodf0055980 (SQLab NCTU Taiwan)

Comment 5 Michael Kaplan 2020-11-27 15:54:00 UTC
External References:


Comment 8 Product Security DevOps Team 2021-11-09 17:52:28 UTC
This bug is now closed. Further updates for individual products will be reflected on the CVE page(s):


Comment 9 errata-xmlrpc 2021-11-09 17:56:15 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

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