USN-4497-1: OpenJPEG vulnerabilities

15 September 2020

Several security issues were fixed in OpenJPEG.

Releases

Packages

  • openjpeg2 - Open-source JPEG 2000 codec written in C language

Details

It was discovered that OpenJPEG incorrectly handled certain image files. A
remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service.
(CVE-2016-9112)

It was discovered that OpenJPEG did not properly handle certain input. If
OpenJPEG were supplied with specially crafted input, it could be made to crash
or potentially execute arbitrary code.
(CVE-2018-20847, CVE-2018-21010, CVE-2020-6851, CVE-2020-8112, CVE-2020-15389)

It was discovered that OpenJPEG incorrectly handled certain BMP files. A
remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service.
(CVE-2019-12973)