Ubuntu 4148-1: OpenEXR vulnerabilities

    Date07 Oct 2019
    CategoryUbuntu
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Several security issues were fixed in OpenEXR.
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    Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4148-1
    October 07, 2019
    
    openexr vulnerabilities
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    A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
    
    - Ubuntu 19.04
    - Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
    - Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
    
    Summary:
    
    Several security issues were fixed in OpenEXR.
    
    Software Description:
    - openexr: command-line tools for the OpenEXR image format
    
    Details:
    
    It was discovered that OpenEXR incorrectly handled certain malformed EXR
    image files. If a user were tricked into opening a crafted EXR image file,
    a remote attacker could cause a denial of service, or possibly execute
    arbitrary code. This issue only affected Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. (CVE-2017-12596)
    
    Brandon Perry discovered that OpenEXR incorrectly handled certain malformed
    EXR image files. If a user were tricked into opening a crafted EXR image
    file, a remote attacker could cause a denial of service, or possibly
    execute arbitrary code. This issue only affected Ubuntu 16.04 LTS.
    (CVE-2017-9110, CVE-2017-9112, CVE-2017-9116)
    
    Brandon Perry discovered that OpenEXR incorrectly handled certain malformed
    EXR image files. If a user were tricked into opening a crafted EXR image
    file, a remote attacker could cause a denial of service, or possibly
    execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2017-9111, CVE-2017-9113, CVE-2017-9115)
    
    Tan Jie discovered that OpenEXR incorrectly handled certain malformed EXR
    image files. If a user were tricked into opening a crafted EXR image file,
    a remote attacker could cause a denial of service, or possibly execute
    arbitrary code. (CVE-2018-18444)
    
    Update instructions:
    
    The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
    package versions:
    
    Ubuntu 19.04:
      libopenexr23                    2.2.1-4.1ubuntu0.1
      openexr                         2.2.1-4.1ubuntu0.1
    
    Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
      libopenexr22                    2.2.0-11.1ubuntu1.1
      openexr                         2.2.0-11.1ubuntu1.1
    
    Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
      libopenexr22                    2.2.0-10ubuntu2.1
      openexr                         2.2.0-10ubuntu2.1
    
    In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
    
    References:
      https://usn.ubuntu.com/4148-1
      CVE-2017-12596, CVE-2017-9110, CVE-2017-9111, CVE-2017-9112,
      CVE-2017-9113, CVE-2017-9115, CVE-2017-9116, CVE-2018-18444
    
    Package Information:
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/openexr/2.2.1-4.1ubuntu0.1
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/openexr/2.2.0-11.1ubuntu1.1
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/openexr/2.2.0-10ubuntu2.1
    
    
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