oCERT-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.
JasPer <= 1.900.1
Credit: vulnerability report received from the Google Security Team.
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