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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2009-1721: OpenEXR: Multiple Vulnerabilities

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2009-1721: OpenEXR: Multiple Vulnerabilities

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
07/31/2009
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
10/30/2017

Description

The decompression implementation in the Imf::hufUncompress function in OpenEXR 1.2.2 and 1.6.1 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via vectors that trigger a free of an uninitialized pointer.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-media-libs-openexr

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