When FreeImage 3.18.0 reads a special JXR file, the StreamCalcIFDSize function of JXRMeta.c repeatedly calls itself due to improper processing of the file, eventually causing stack exhaustion. An attacker can achieve a remote denial of service attack by sending a specially constructed file.
Published 2019-05-20 16:29:01
Updated 2020-08-24 17:37:01
Source MITRE
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Denial of service

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2019-12212

0.25%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 62 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2019-12212

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
5.0
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
10.0
2.9
NIST
7.5
HIGH CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
3.9
3.6
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2019-12212

  • The product does not properly control the amount of recursion that takes place, consuming excessive resources, such as allocated memory or the program stack.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2019-12212

Products affected by CVE-2019-12212

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