CVE-2015-8871

NameCVE-2015-8871
DescriptionUse-after-free vulnerability in the opj_j2k_write_mco function in j2k.c in OpenJPEG before 2.1.1 allows remote attackers to have unspecified impact via unknown vectors.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-3665-1
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs800149

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
openjpeg (PTS)wheezy, wheezy (security)1.3+dfsg-4.8fixed
jessie1:1.5.2-3fixed
openjpeg2 (PTS)jessie (security), jessie2.1.0-2+deb8u2fixed
stretch2.1.2-1.1fixed
buster, sid2.3.0-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
openjpegsource(unstable)(not affected)
openjpeg2source(unstable)2.1.1-1high800149
openjpeg2sourcejessie2.1.0-2+deb8u1highDSA-3665-1

Notes

- openjpeg <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present; opj_j2k_write_mco function)
https://github.com/uclouvain/openjpeg/commit/940100c28ae28931722290794889cf84a92c5f6f
https://github.com/uclouvain/openjpeg/issues/563
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1263359
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/09/15/4

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