Ubuntu Update for openjpeg2 USN-4109-1

Published: 2019-08-22 02:01:04
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

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

Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'openjpeg2' Linux Distribution Package(s) announced via the USN-4109-1 advisory.

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

Technical Details:
It was discovered that OpenJPEG incorrectly handled certain PGX files. An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service or possibly remote code execution. (CVE-2017-17480) It was discovered that OpenJPEG incorrectly handled certain files. An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2018-14423) It was discovered that OpenJPEG incorrectly handled certain PNM files. An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2018-18088) It was discovered that OpenJPEG incorrectly handled certain BMP files. An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2018-5785, CVE-2018-6616)

Affected Versions:
'openjpeg2' Linux Distribution Package(s) on Ubuntu 18.04 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-2017-17480
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-14423
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-18088
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-5785
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-6616

References:

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-security-announce/2019-August/005082.html

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Severity
High
CVSS Score
7.5

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