CVE-2016-6702

Published: 25 November 2016

A remote code execution vulnerability in libjpeg in Android 4.x before 4.4.4, 5.0.x before 5.0.2, and 5.1.x before 5.1.1 could enable an attacker using a specially crafted file to execute arbitrary code in the context of an unprivileged process. This issue is rated as High due to the possibility of remote code execution in an application that uses libjpeg. Android ID: A-30259087.

Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 7.8

Status

Package Release Status
android
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.4.4, 5.0.2, 5.1.1)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Does not exist

Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus) Ignored
(abandoned)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist
(trusty was ignored [abandoned])
chromium-browser
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needs triage

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Ignored
(uses system libjpeg-turbo8)
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus) Ignored
(uses system libjpeg-turbo8)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist
(trusty was ignored [uses system libjpeg-turbo8])
libjpeg-turbo
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needs triage

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Not vulnerable
(code not present)
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus) Not vulnerable
(code not present)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Not vulnerable
(code not present)
libjpeg6b
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needs triage

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Not vulnerable
(code not present)
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus) Not vulnerable
(code not present)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Not vulnerable
(code not present)
libjpeg9
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needs triage

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Not vulnerable
(code not present)
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus) Not vulnerable
(code not present)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist

oxide-qt
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needs triage

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Does not exist

Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus) Ignored
(uses system libjpeg-turbo8)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist
(trusty was not-affected [code not present])

Notes

AuthorNote
jdstrand
libjpeg on android. chromium-browser uses system libjpeg
mdeslaur
PoC is here: https://github.com/ele7enxxh/poc-exp/tree/master/CVE-2016-6702
libjpeg-turbo in Debian/Ubuntu has a stub for jpeg_open_backing_store
this is an issue in the android ashmem backing store

References