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XnSoft XnView: CVE-2012-4988: JPEG-LS file decompression heap buffer overflow

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XnSoft XnView: CVE-2012-4988: JPEG-LS file decompression heap buffer overflow

Severity
9
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
07/09/2014
Created
07/25/2018
Added
09/21/2017
Modified
09/21/2017

Description

Heap-based buffer overflow in the xjpegls.dll (aka JLS, JPEG-LS, or JPEG lossless) format plugin in XnView 1.99 and 1.99.1 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted JLS image file.

Solution(s)

  • xnsoft-xnview-upgrade-2_00

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