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vulnerability CVE-2018-6616

OpenJPEG: infinite loop via opj_t1_encode_cblks

Synthesis of the vulnerability

Impacted products: Debian, Fedora.
Severity: 1/4.
Consequences: denial of service on service, denial of service on client.
Provenance: document.
Confidence: confirmed by the editor (5/5).
Creation date: 27/12/2018.
Identifiers: CVE-2018-6616, DLA-1614-1, FEDORA-2018-200c84e08a, FEDORA-2018-87c15da28c, VIGILANCE-VUL-28080.

Description of the vulnerability

An attacker can trigger an infinite loop via opj_t1_encode_cblks() of OpenJPEG, in order to trigger a denial of service.
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