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USN-4782-1: OpenJPEG vulnerabilities

17 March 2021

OpenJPEG could be made to crash if it opened a specially crafted file.

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Releases

Packages

  • openjpeg2 - JPEG 2000 image compression/decompression library

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-2016-10506 and CVE-2017-12982 affected only Ubuntu 16.04 ESM.
CVE-2018-16375, CVE-2018-20845 and CVE-2019-12973 affected only
Ubuntu 18.04 ESM.

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Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 18.04
Ubuntu 16.04

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

Related notices

  • USN-4686-1: ghostscript-doc, libgs9-common, libgs-dev, libgs9, ghostscript-x, ghostscript
  • USN-4497-1: libopenjp3d7, libopenjpip-server, openjpeg2, libopenjp2-7-dev, libopenjp3d-tools, libopenjp2-7, libopenjpip7, libopenjp2-tools, libopenjpip-viewer, libopenjpip-dec-server
  • USN-5664-1: libopenjpeg-dev, openjpip-dec-server, openjpeg, openjpip-viewer-xerces, openjpip-viewer, libopenjpeg-java, openjpeg-tools, libopenjpeg5, openjpip-server