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Ubuntu: USN-4148-1 (CVE-2017-12596): OpenEXR vulnerabilities

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Ubuntu: USN-4148-1 (CVE-2017-12596): OpenEXR vulnerabilities

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
08/06/2017
Created
10/09/2019
Added
10/08/2019
Modified
09/12/2020

Description

In OpenEXR 2.2.0, a crafted image causes a heap-based buffer over-read in the hufDecode function in IlmImf/ImfHuf.cpp during exrmaketiled execution; it may result in denial of service or possibly unspecified other impact.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-libopenexr22
  • ubuntu-upgrade-libopenexr23
  • ubuntu-upgrade-openexr

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