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Arch Linux Security Advisory ASA-202107-14
==========================================

Severity: Medium
Date    : 2021-07-06
CVE-ID  : CVE-2021-3598
Package : openexr
Type    : arbitrary code execution
Remote  : Yes
Link    : https://security.archlinux.org/AVG-2071

Summary
=======

The package openexr before version 3.0.5-1 is vulnerable to arbitrary
code execution.

Resolution
==========

Upgrade to 3.0.5-1.

# pacman -Syu "openexr>=3.0.5-1"

The problem has been fixed upstream in version 3.0.5.

Workaround
==========

None.

Description
===========

A heap-buffer overflow was found in the readChars function of OpenEXR
before version 3.0.5. An attacker could use this flaw to execute
arbitrary code with the permissions of the user running the application
compiled against OpenEXR.

Impact
======

An attacker could execute arbitrary code through a crafted EXR image
file.

References
==========

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1970987
https://github.com/AcademySoftwareFoundation/openexr/issues/1033
https://github.com/AcademySoftwareFoundation/openexr/pull/1037
https://github.com/AcademySoftwareFoundation/openexr/commit/b054116e57ebf62739a17217f922359b174d1332
https://security.archlinux.org/CVE-2021-3598

ArchLinux: 202107-14: openexr: arbitrary code execution

July 9, 2021
The package openexr before version 3.0.5-1 is vulnerable to arbitrary code execution

Summary

A heap-buffer overflow was found in the readChars function of OpenEXR before version 3.0.5. An attacker could use this flaw to execute arbitrary code with the permissions of the user running the application compiled against OpenEXR.

Resolution

Upgrade to 3.0.5-1.
# pacman -Syu "openexr>=3.0.5-1"
The problem has been fixed upstream in version 3.0.5.

References

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1970987 https://github.com/AcademySoftwareFoundation/openexr/issues/1033 https://github.com/AcademySoftwareFoundation/openexr/pull/1037 https://github.com/AcademySoftwareFoundation/openexr/commit/b054116e57ebf62739a17217f922359b174d1332 https://security.archlinux.org/CVE-2021-3598

Severity
CVE-ID : CVE-2021-3598
Package : openexr
Type : arbitrary code execution
Remote : Yes
Link : https://security.archlinux.org/AVG-2071

Impact

An attacker could execute arbitrary code through a crafted EXR image file.

Workaround

None.

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