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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2007-2721

The jpc_qcx_getcompparms function in jpc/jpc_cs.c for the JasPer JPEG-2000 library (libjasper) before 1.900 allows remote user-assisted attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly corrupt the heap via malformed image files, as originally demonstrated using imagemagick convert.
Publish Date : 2007-05-16 Last Update Date : 2010-08-21
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Vendor Statements

Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect versions of ghostscript as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, 4 or 5 as they do not include a bundled JasPer library.
Source: Redhat

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate 2007-10-23 2007-03-01
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2007-2721 unix
DSA-2036 jasper -- programming error oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7407 unix
DSA-2036-1 jasper -- programming error oval:org.mitre.oval:def:13331 unix
ELSA-2009:0012: netpbm security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22704 unix
RHSA-2009:0012 -- netpbm security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:29253 unix
RHSA-2009:0012: netpbm security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20090012 unix
The jpc_qcx_getcompparms function in jpc/jpc_cs.c for the JasPer JPEG-2000 library (libjasper) before 1.900 allows remot... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9397 unix
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- Products Affected By CVE-2007-2721

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Jasper Jpeg-2000 Jasper Jpeg-2000 1.701.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Jasper Jpeg-2000 Jasper Jpeg-2000 1

- References For CVE-2007-2721
BID 24052 JasPer JPC_QCX_GetCompParm Function JP2 File Handling Remote Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2010-04-19;msg=88 CONFIRM CONFIRM CONFIRM
OSVDB 36137
REDHAT RHSA-2009:0012
VUPEN ADV-2010-0912

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2007-2721

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit for more information)

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