CVE-2021-20296

Published: 01 April 2021

A flaw was found in OpenEXR in versions before 3.0.0-beta. A crafted input file supplied by an attacker, that is processed by the Dwa decompression functionality of OpenEXR's IlmImf library, could cause a NULL pointer dereference. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to system availability.

Priority

Low

CVSS 3 base score: 5.3

Status

Package Release Status
openexr
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needs triage

Ubuntu 21.04 (Hirsute Hippo) Needed

Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla) Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) Needed

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)
Released (2.2.0-11.1ubuntu1.7)
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus)
Released (2.2.0-10ubuntu2.6+esm1)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist

Patches:
Upstream: https://github.com/AcademySoftwareFoundation/openexr/commit/b0c63c0b96eb9b0d3998f603e12f9f414fb0d44a