OpenEXR: Multiple Vulnerabilities — GLSA 201312-07

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in OpenEXR, allowing remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a Denial of Service condition.

Affected packages

media-libs/openexr on all architectures
Affected versions < 1.7.0
Unaffected versions >= 1.7.0


OpenEXR is a high dynamic-range (HDR) image file format developed by Industrial Light & Magic for use in computer imaging applications.


Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in OpenEXR. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.


A context-dependent attacker could execute arbitrary code or cause a Denial of Service condition via unspecified vectors.


There is no known workaround at this time.


All OpenEXR users should upgrade to the latest version:

 # emerge --sync
 # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-libs/openexr-1.7.0"

Packages which depend on this library may need to be recompiled. Tools such as revdep-rebuild may assist in identifying some of these packages.

NOTE: This is a legacy GLSA. Updates for all affected architectures are available since December 08, 2010. It is likely that your system is already no longer affected by this issue.


Release date
December 09, 2013

Latest revision
December 09, 2013: 1


local, remote

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