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Bug 628420 (CVE-2016-9116) - media-libs/openjpeg: NULL Pointer Access in function imagetopnm of convert.c:2226(jp2) (CVE-2016-9116)
Summary: media-libs/openjpeg: NULL Pointer Access in function imagetopnm of convert.c:...
Status: RESOLVED INVALID
Alias: CVE-2016-9116
Product: Gentoo Security
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Vulnerabilities (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal minor (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Security
URL: https://github.com/uclouvain/openjpeg...
Whiteboard: B3 [upstream]
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Blocks:
 
Reported: 2017-08-20 18:54 UTC by GLSAMaker/CVETool Bot
Modified: 2017-08-21 07:30 UTC (History)
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Description GLSAMaker/CVETool Bot gentoo-dev 2017-08-20 18:54:05 UTC
CVE-2016-9116 (http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-9116):
  NULL Pointer Access in function imagetopnm of convert.c:2226(jp2) in
  OpenJPEG 2.1.2. Impact is Denial of Service. Someone must open a crafted j2k
  file.
Comment 1 Thomas Deutschmann gentoo-dev Security 2017-08-20 19:02:07 UTC
Affects CLI tool only.
Comment 2 Agostino Sarubbo gentoo-dev 2017-08-21 07:30:58 UTC
As said multiple times by mitre, a simple crash in a command-line tool where no library are involved is considered an inconvenience instead of a security issue.