Dropbox Lepton 1.0 JPEG File lepton/jpgcoder.cc process_file input validation

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A vulnerability, which was classified as problematic, has been found in Dropbox Lepton 1.0 (Cloud Software). Affected by this issue is the function process_file of the file lepton/jpgcoder.cc of the component JPEG File Handler. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a input validation vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-20. The product receives input or data, but it does not validate or incorrectly validates that the input has the properties that are required to process the data safely and correctly. Impacted is availability. CVE summarizes:

The process_file function in lepton/jpgcoder.cc in Dropbox lepton 1.0 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a crafted jpeg file.

The bug was discovered 07/17/2016. The weakness was published 02/02/2017 (Website). The advisory is shared for download at openwall.com. This vulnerability is handled as CVE-2016-6234 since 07/17/2016. The attack may be launched remotely. No form of authentication is required for exploitation. There are known technical details, but no exploit is available.

The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 200 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $0-$5k.

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.

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VulDB Meta Base Score: 5.4
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Class: Input validation
CWE: CWE-20
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Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Timelineinfo

07/17/2016 🔍
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02/02/2017 +200 days 🔍
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02/03/2017 +1 days 🔍
11/11/2022 +2107 days 🔍

Sourcesinfo

Advisory: 26
Status: Not defined
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CVE: CVE-2016-6234 (🔍)
OSVDB: - CVE-2016-6234 - Dropbox - lepton - Denial of Service Issue

Entryinfo

Created: 02/03/2017 10:02 AM
Updated: 11/11/2022 12:42 PM
Changes: 02/03/2017 10:02 AM (58), 08/10/2020 08:40 AM (4), 11/11/2022 12:42 PM (3)
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