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USN-5664-1: OpenJPEG vulnerabilities

7 October 2022

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

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Releases

Packages

  • openjpeg - development files for OpenJPEG, a JPEG 2000 image library - dev

Details

It was discovered that OpenJPEG did not properly handle PNM
headers, resulting in a null pointer dereference. A remote
attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of
service (DoS). (CVE-2016-7445)

It was discovered that OpenJPEG incorrectly handled certain
image files resulting in division by zero. A remote attacker
could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service
(DoS). (CVE-2016-9112 and CVE-2016-10506)

It was discovered that OpenJPEG incorrectly handled converting
certain image files resulting in a stack buffer overflow. A
remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a
denial of service (DoS). (CVE-2017-17479)

It was discovered that OpenJPEG incorrectly handled converting
PNM image files resulting in a null pointer dereference. A
remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial
of service (DoS). (CVE-2018-18088)

It was discovered that OpenJPEG incorrectly handled converting
DWT images files resulting in a buffer overflow. A remote
attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of
service (DoS). (CVE-2020-27824)

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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-4782-1: libopenjpip-viewer, libopenjp3d7, libopenjpip-dec-server, libopenjp2-7, libopenjpip-server, libopenjp2-7-dev, libopenjpip7, openjpeg2, libopenjp2-tools, libopenjp3d-tools
  • USN-4497-1: libopenjpip-viewer, libopenjp3d7, libopenjpip-dec-server, libopenjp2-7, libopenjpip-server, libopenjp2-7-dev, libopenjpip7, openjpeg2, libopenjp2-tools, libopenjp3d-tools
  • USN-4109-1: libopenjpip-viewer, libopenjp3d7, libopenjpip-dec-server, libopenjp2-7, libopenjpip-server, libopenjp2-7-dev, libopenjpip7, openjpeg2, libopenjp2-tools, libopenjp3d-tools
  • USN-4685-1: libopenjpip-viewer, libopenjp3d7, libopenjpip-dec-server, libopenjp2-7, libopenjpip-server, libopenjp2-7-dev, libopenjpip7, openjpeg2, libopenjp2-tools, libopenjp3d-tools
  • USN-4686-1: ghostscript-doc, libgs9, ghostscript, libgs-dev, ghostscript-x, libgs9-common
  • USN-4880-1: libopenjpip-viewer, libopenjp3d7, libopenjpip-dec-server, libopenjp2-7, libopenjpip-server, libopenjp2-7-dev, libopenjpip7, openjpeg2, libopenjp2-tools, libopenjp3d-tools
  • USN-5952-1: libopenjpip-viewer, libopenjp3d7, libopenjpip-dec-server, libopenjp2-7, libopenjpip-server, libopenjp2-7-dev, libopenjpip7, openjpeg2, libopenjp2-tools, libopenjp3d-tools