Mageia 2019-0373: openexr security update

    Date08 Dec 2019
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    The updated packages fix a security vulnerability: Header::readfrom in IlmImf/ImfHeader.cpp in OpenEXR 2.2.0 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (excessive memory allocation) via a crafted file that is accessed with the ImfOpenInputFile function in
    MGASA-2019-0373 - Updated openexr packages fix security vulnerability
    
    Publication date: 08 Dec 2019
    URL: https://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2019-0373.html
    Type: security
    Affected Mageia releases: 7
    CVE: CVE-2017-14988
    
    The updated packages fix a security vulnerability:
    
    Header::readfrom in IlmImf/ImfHeader.cpp in OpenEXR 2.2.0 allows remote
    attackers to cause a denial of service (excessive memory allocation) via
    a crafted file that is accessed with the ImfOpenInputFile function in
    IlmImf/ImfCRgbaFile.cpp. (CVE-2017-14988)
    
    References:
    - https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=25758
    - https://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2019-08/msg00141.html
    - https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2017-14988
    
    SRPMS:
    - 7/core/openexr-2.3.0-2.1.mga7
    
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