OpenJPEG: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code — GLSA 201310-07

Multiple vulnerabilities in OpenJPEG could result in execution of arbitrary code.

Affected Packages

media-libs/openjpeg on all architectures
Affected versions < 1.5.1
Unaffected versions >= 1.5.1

Background

OpenJPEG is an open-source JPEG 2000 library.

Description

OpenJPEG contains an invalid free error and multiple buffer overflow flaws. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact

A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted JPEG file, possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code or a Denial of Service condition.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All OpenJPEG users should upgrade to the latest version:

 # emerge --sync
 # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-libs/openjpeg-1.5.1"
 

References

Release Date
October 10, 2013

Latest Revision
October 10, 2013: 1

Severity
normal

Exploitable
remote

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