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CVE-2020-17541

Published: 1 June 2021

Libjpeg-turbo all version have a stack-based buffer overflow in the "transform" component. A remote attacker can send a malformed jpeg file to the service and cause arbitrary code execution or denial of service of the target service.

Priority

Low

CVSS 3 base score: 8.8

Status

Package Release Status
libjpeg-turbo
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Needed

focal Needed

groovy Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
hirsute Not vulnerable

impish Not vulnerable

jammy Not vulnerable

trusty Needed

upstream
Released (1:2.0.5-1)
xenial Needed

Patches:
upstream: https://github.com/libjpeg-turbo/libjpeg-turbo/commit/c76f4a08263b0cea40d2967560ac7c21f6959079

Notes

AuthorNote
mdeslaur
probably not exploitable, if it is, it's a DoS only
https://github.com/libjpeg-turbo/libjpeg-turbo/issues/392#issuecomment-562332507

References