Ubuntu Update for openexr USN-4148-1

Published: 2019-10-08 02:00:36
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'openexr' Linux Distribution Package(s) announced via the USN-4148-1 advisory.

Detection Method:
Checks if a vulnerable Linux Distribution Package version is present on the target host.

Technical 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)

Affected Versions:
'openexr' Linux Distribution Package(s) on Ubuntu 19.04, Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, Ubuntu 16.04 LTS.

Recommendations:
Please install the updated Linux Distribution Package(s).

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

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

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-12596
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-9110
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-9112
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-9116
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-9111
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-9113
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-9115
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-18444

References:

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-security-announce/2019-October/005142.html

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Severity
Medium
CVSS Score
6.8

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