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Debian Security Advisory DSA 1842-1 (openexr)

Information

Severity

Severity

High

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

7.5

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

13 years ago

Modified

Modified

5 years ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update to openexr announced via advisory DSA 1842-1.

Insight

Insight

Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in the OpenEXR image library, which can lead to the execution of arbitrary code. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following problems: CVE-2009-1720 Drew Yao discovered integer overflows in the preview and compression code. CVE-2009-1721 Drew Yao discovered that an uninitialised pointer could be freed in the decompression code. CVE-2009-1722 A buffer overflow was discovered in the compression code. For the old stable distribution (etch), these problems have been fixed in version 1.2.2-4.3+etch2. For the stable distribution (lenny), these problems have been fixed in version 1.6.1-3+lenny3. For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems will be fixed soon. We recommend that you upgrade your openexr packages.

Solution

Solution

https://secure1.securityspace.com/smysecure/catid.html?in=DSA%201842-1

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)