Vulnerability identifier: #VU54089
Vulnerability risk: High
Exploitation vector: Network
Vendor: The libjpeg-turbo Project
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.
The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error in the in the "transform" component in Libjpeg-turb. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted JPEG image, pass it to the affected aplication, trigger a stack-based buffer overflow and execute arbitrary code on the target system.
Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may result in complete compromise of vulnerable system.
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Vulnerable software versions
libjpeg-turbo: 1.4.0 - 2.0.3
Fixed software versions
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?