CVE-2019-12973

NameCVE-2019-12973
DescriptionIn OpenJPEG 2.3.1, there is excessive iteration in the opj_t1_encode_cblks function of openjp2/t1.c. Remote attackers could leverage this vulnerability to cause a denial of service via a crafted bmp file. This issue is similar to CVE-2018-6616.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-2277-1
NVD severitymedium
Debian Bugs931292

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
openjpeg2 (PTS)stretch2.1.2-1.1+deb9u4vulnerable
stretch (security)2.1.2-1.1+deb9u6fixed
buster, buster (security)2.3.0-2+deb10u2vulnerable
bookworm, sid, bullseye2.4.0-3fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
openjpeg2sourcejessie(not affected)
openjpeg2sourcestretch2.1.2-1.1+deb9u5DLA-2277-1
openjpeg2source(unstable)2.4.0-1931292

Notes

[buster] - openjpeg2 <ignored> (Minor issue)
[jessie] - openjpeg2 <not-affected> (vulnerable code is not present)
https://github.com/uclouvain/openjpeg/pull/1185
https://github.com/uclouvain/openjpeg/commit/21399f6b7d318fcdf4406d5e88723c4922202aa3 (v2.4.0)
https://github.com/uclouvain/openjpeg/commit/3aef207f90e937d4931daf6d411e092f76d82e66 (v2.4.0)
Issue is similar to CVE-2018-6616.

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