Your submission was sent successfully! Close

You have successfully unsubscribed! Close

Thank you for signing up for our newsletter!
In these regular emails you will find the latest updates about Ubuntu and upcoming events where you can meet our team.Close

USN-4880-1: OpenJPEG vulnerabilities

16 March 2021

Several security issues were fixed in OpenJPEG.

Reduce your security exposure

Ubuntu Pro provides ten-year security coverage to 25,000+ packages in Main and Universe repositories, and it is free for up to five machines.

Learn more about Ubuntu Pro

Releases

Packages

  • openjpeg2 - JPEG 2000 image compression/decompression library

Details

It was discovered that OpenJPEG incorrectly handled certain image data. An
attacker could use this issue to cause OpenJPEG to crash, leading to a
denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code.

Reduce your security exposure

Ubuntu Pro provides ten-year security coverage to 25,000+ packages in Main and Universe repositories, and it is free for up to five machines.

Learn more about Ubuntu Pro

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 16.04

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

Related notices

  • USN-4685-1: libopenjp3d-tools, libopenjp2-7-dev, libopenjpip-server, libopenjp2-7, libopenjp3d7, libopenjpip-dec-server, libopenjp2-tools, libopenjpip7, libopenjpip-viewer, openjpeg2
  • USN-4686-1: ghostscript, libgs9, libgs9-common, ghostscript-x, ghostscript-doc, libgs-dev
  • USN-5952-1: libopenjp3d-tools, libopenjp2-7-dev, libopenjpip-server, libopenjp2-7, libopenjp3d7, libopenjpip-dec-server, libopenjp2-tools, libopenjpip7, libopenjpip-viewer, openjpeg2
  • USN-5664-1: openjpip-viewer-xerces, libopenjpeg5, openjpip-server, libopenjpeg-dev, openjpip-dec-server, openjpeg, openjpeg-tools, openjpip-viewer, libopenjpeg-java