USN-4148-1: OpenEXR vulnerabilities

07 October 2019

Several security issues were fixed in OpenEXR.

Releases

Packages

  • openexr - command-line tools for the OpenEXR image format

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)

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 19.04
Ubuntu 18.04
Ubuntu 16.04

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

Related notices

  • USN-4339-1: openexr, openexr-doc, libopenexr24, libopenexr22, libopenexr23, libopenexr-dev