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vulnerability CVE-2018-6616

OpenJPEG: infinite loop via opj_t1_encode_cblks

Synthesis 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.
Vulnerable products: Debian, Fedora.
Severity of this weakness: 1/4.
Consequences of an attack: denial of service on service, denial of service on client.
Hacker's origin: document.
Creation date: 27/12/2018.
Références of this bulletin: CVE-2018-6616, DLA-1614-1, DSA-4405-1, 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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