CVE-2019-12214

NameCVE-2019-12214
DescriptionIn FreeImage 3.18.0, an out-of-bounds access occurs because of mishandling of the OpenJPEG j2k_read_ppm_v3 function in j2k.c. The value of l_N_ppm comes from the file read in, and the code does not consider that l_N_ppm may be greater than the size of p_header_data.
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NVD severitymedium
Debian Bugs947478

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
freeimage (PTS)jessie3.15.4-4.2+deb8u1vulnerable
jessie (security)3.15.4-4.2+deb8u2vulnerable
stretch3.17.0+ds1-5vulnerable
stretch (security)3.17.0+ds1-5+deb9u1vulnerable
buster3.18.0+ds2-1vulnerable
buster (security)3.18.0+ds2-1+deb10u1vulnerable
bullseye, sid3.18.0+ds2-3vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
freeimagesource(unstable)(unfixed)947478

Notes

[buster] - freeimage <postponed> (Revisit when upstream fixes are available)
[stretch] - freeimage <postponed> (Revisit when upstream fixes are available)
[jessie] - freeimage <postponed> (Revisit when upstream fixes are available)
https://sourceforge.net/p/freeimage/discussion/36111/thread/e06734bed5/
very few information regarding this vulnerability, which is seemingly located
in libopenjpeg, not freeimage. Without reproducer or stacktrace, this is
nearly unfixable.

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