USN-4109-1: OpenJPEG vulnerabilities

21 August 2019

Several security issues were fixed in OpenJPEG.

Releases

Packages

  • openjpeg2 - JPEG 2000 image compression/decompression library

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)

Update instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:

Ubuntu 18.04

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.