Debian Security Advisory DSA 4405-1 (openjpeg2 - security update)

Published: 2019-03-09 23:00:00
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

CVSS Base Vector:

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

Affected Versions:
openjpeg2 on Debian Linux

For the stable distribution (stretch), these problems have been fixed in version 2.1.2-1.1+deb9u3. We recommend that you upgrade your openjpeg2 Linux Distribution Packages. For the detailed security status of openjpeg2 please refer to its security tracker page linked in the references.

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in openjpeg2, the open-source JPEG 2000 codec, that could be leveraged to cause a denial of service or possibly remote code execution. CVE-2017-17480 Write stack buffer overflow in the jp3d and jpwl codecs can result in a denial of service or remote code execution via a crafted jp3d or jpwl file. CVE-2018-5785 Integer overflow can result in a denial of service via a crafted bmp file. CVE-2018-6616 Excessive iteration can result in a denial of service via a crafted bmp file. CVE-2018-14423 Division-by-zero vulnerabilities can result in a denial of service via a crafted j2k file. CVE-2018-18088 Null pointer dereference can result in a denial of service via a crafted bmp file.

Detection Method:
This check tests the installed software version using the apt Linux Distribution Package manager.

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)


CVSS Score
Debian Local Security Checks

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