CVE-2019-6988

NameCVE-2019-6988
DescriptionAn issue was discovered in OpenJPEG 2.3.0. It allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (attempted excessive memory allocation) in opj_calloc in openjp2/opj_malloc.c, when called from opj_tcd_init_tile in openjp2/tcd.c, as demonstrated by the 64-bit opj_decompress.
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NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs922648

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
openjpeg2 (PTS)jessie2.1.0-2+deb8u3vulnerable
jessie (security)2.1.0-2+deb8u8vulnerable
stretch (security), stretch2.1.2-1.1+deb9u3vulnerable
buster2.3.0-2vulnerable
bullseye, sid2.3.1-1vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
openjpeg2source(unstable)(unfixed)low922648

Notes

[buster] - openjpeg2 <ignored> (Minor issue)
[stretch] - openjpeg2 <ignored> (Minor issue)
[jessie] - openjpeg2 <ignored> (Minor issue)
https://github.com/uclouvain/openjpeg/issues/1178

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