[oCERT-2014-009] JasPer input sanitization errors

Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2014-12-08T00:00:00


2014-009 JasPer input sanitization errors


The JasPer project is an open source implementation for the JPEG-2000 codec.

The library is affected by two heap-based buffer overflows which can lead to arbitrary code execution. The vulnerability is present in functions jpc_dec_cp_setfromcox() and jpc_dec_cp_setfromrgn().

A specially crafted jp2 file, can be used to trigger the overflows.

Affected version:

JasPer <= 1.900.1

Fixed version:

JasPer, N/A

Credit: vulnerability report received from the Google Security Team.

CVE: CVE-2014-9029


2014-11-19: vulnerability report received 2014-11-20: contacted affected vendors 2014-11-21: assigned CVE 2014-11-27: patch contributed by Tomas Hoger from Red Hat Product Security 2014-12-04: advisory release

References: http://www.ece.uvic.ca/~frodo/jasper https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2014-9029

Permalink: http://www.ocert.org/advisories/ocert-2014-009.html

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