USN-4148-1: OpenEXR vulnerabilities

7 October 2019

openexr vulnerabilities

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

  • Ubuntu 19.04
  • Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
  • Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

Summary

Several security issues were fixed in OpenEXR.

Software Description

  • openexr - command-line tools for the OpenEXR image format

Details

It was discovered that OpenEXR incorrectly handled certain malformed EXR image files. If a user were tricked into opening a crafted EXR image file, a remote attacker could cause a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code. This issue only affected Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. (CVE-2017-12596)

Brandon Perry discovered that OpenEXR incorrectly handled certain malformed EXR image files. If a user were tricked into opening a crafted EXR image file, a remote attacker could cause a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code. This issue only affected Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. (CVE-2017-9110, CVE-2017-9112, CVE-2017-9116)

Brandon Perry discovered that OpenEXR incorrectly handled certain malformed EXR image files. If a user were tricked into opening a crafted EXR image file, a remote attacker could cause a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2017-9111, CVE-2017-9113, CVE-2017-9115)

Tan Jie discovered that OpenEXR incorrectly handled certain malformed EXR image files. If a user were tricked into opening a crafted EXR image file, a remote attacker could cause a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2018-18444)

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 19.04
libopenexr23 - 2.2.1-4.1ubuntu0.1
openexr - 2.2.1-4.1ubuntu0.1
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
libopenexr22 - 2.2.0-11.1ubuntu1.1
openexr - 2.2.0-11.1ubuntu1.1
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
libopenexr22 - 2.2.0-10ubuntu2.1
openexr - 2.2.0-10ubuntu2.1

To update your system, please follow these instructions: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades.

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

References