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USN-5952-1: OpenJPEG vulnerabilities

15 March 2023

Several security issues were fixed in OpenJPEG.

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Releases

Packages

  • openjpeg2 - JPEG 2000 image compression/decompression library

Details

Sebastian Poeplau discovered that OpenJPEG incorrectly handled certain inputs.
If a user or an automated system were tricked into opening a specially crafted
input file, a remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial
of service or execute arbitrary code. This issue only affected Ubuntu 18.04
LTS. (CVE-2020-6851, CVE-2020-8112)

It was discovered that OpenJPEG incorrectly handled certain inputs. If a user
or an automated system were tricked into opening a specially crafted input
file, a remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of
service or execute arbitrary code. This issue only affected Ubuntu 18.04 LTS.
(CVE-2020-15389, CVE-2020-27814, CVE-2020-27823, CVE-2020-27824,
CVE-2020-27841, CVE-2020-27845)

It was discovered that OpenJPEG incorrectly handled certain inputs. If a user
or an automated system were tricked into opening a specially crafted input
file, a remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of
service. (CVE-2020-27842, CVE-2020-27843)

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.

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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-4685-1: libopenjp3d-tools, libopenjpip-server, libopenjp2-7-dev, libopenjp3d7, libopenjpip-viewer, libopenjpip-dec-server, libopenjpip7, libopenjp2-7, openjpeg2, libopenjp2-tools
  • USN-4686-1: libgs9, ghostscript, ghostscript-doc, libgs9-common, ghostscript-x, libgs-dev
  • USN-4880-1: libopenjp3d-tools, libopenjpip-server, libopenjp2-7-dev, libopenjp3d7, libopenjpip-viewer, libopenjpip-dec-server, libopenjpip7, libopenjp2-7, openjpeg2, libopenjp2-tools
  • USN-4497-1: libopenjp3d-tools, libopenjpip-server, libopenjp2-7-dev, libopenjp3d7, libopenjpip-viewer, libopenjpip-dec-server, libopenjpip7, libopenjp2-7, openjpeg2, libopenjp2-tools
  • USN-5664-1: openjpip-viewer-xerces, openjpeg-tools, libopenjpeg-java, openjpeg, openjpip-viewer, openjpip-dec-server, openjpip-server, libopenjpeg5, libopenjpeg-dev