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Alma Linux: CVE-2019-12973: Moderate: openjpeg2 security update (ALSA-2021-4251)

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Alma Linux: CVE-2019-12973: Moderate: openjpeg2 security update (ALSA-2021-4251)

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
06/26/2019
Created
05/05/2022
Added
05/04/2022
Modified
05/04/2022

Description

In 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.

Solution(s)

  • alma-upgrade-openjpeg2
  • alma-upgrade-openjpeg2-devel
  • alma-upgrade-openjpeg2-devel-docs
  • alma-upgrade-openjpeg2-tools

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