Published: 29 December 2017
OpenCV 3.3.1 has a Buffer Overflow in the cv::PxMDecoder::readData function in grfmt_pxm.cpp, because an incorrect size value is used.
From the Ubuntu security team
It was discovered that OpenCV incorrectly handled certain image files. An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service, execute arbitrary code or other unspecified impact.
CVSS 3 base score: 6.5
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
|Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)||
|Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)||
|Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr)||