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XnView JPEG-LS Image Processing Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

Information

Severity

Severity

Critical

Family

Family

Buffer overflow

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

9.3

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

8 years ago

Modified

Modified

4 years ago

Summary

This host is installed with XnView and is prone to buffer overflow vulnerability.

Insight

Insight

The flaw exists due to improper bounds checking when processing JPEG-LS (lossless compression) images.

Affected Software

Affected Software

XnView versions 1.99 and 1.99.1

Detection Method

Detection Method

Checks if a vulnerable version is present on the target host.

Solution

Solution

Update to XnView version 1.99.6 or later.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)