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    Ubuntu 4497-1: OpenJPEG vulnerabilities

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    Several security issues were fixed in OpenJPEG.
    Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4497-1
    September 15, 2020
    OpenJPEG vulnerabilities
    A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
    - Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
    Several security issues were fixed in OpenJPEG.
    Software Description:
    - openjpeg2: Open-source JPEG 2000 codec written in C language
    It was discovered that OpenJPEG incorrectly handled certain image files. A
    remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service.
    It was discovered that OpenJPEG did not properly handle certain input. If
    OpenJPEG were supplied with specially crafted input, it could be made to crash
    or potentially execute arbitrary code.
    (CVE-2018-20847, CVE-2018-21010, CVE-2020-6851, CVE-2020-8112, CVE-2020-15389)
    It was discovered that OpenJPEG incorrectly handled certain BMP files. A
    remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service.
    Update instructions:
    The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
    package versions:
    Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
      libopenjp2-7                    2.1.2-1.1+deb9u5build0.16.04.1
      libopenjp2-tools                2.1.2-1.1+deb9u5build0.16.04.1
      libopenjp3d-tools               2.1.2-1.1+deb9u5build0.16.04.1
      libopenjp3d7                    2.1.2-1.1+deb9u5build0.16.04.1
      libopenjpip-dec-server          2.1.2-1.1+deb9u5build0.16.04.1
      libopenjpip-server              2.1.2-1.1+deb9u5build0.16.04.1
      libopenjpip-viewer              2.1.2-1.1+deb9u5build0.16.04.1
      libopenjpip7                    2.1.2-1.1+deb9u5build0.16.04.1
    In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
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