OpenJPEG: Multiple vulnerabilities — GLSA 201412-24

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in OpenJPEG, the worst of which may result in execution of arbitrary code.

Affected Packages

media-libs/openjpeg on all architectures
Affected versions < 1.5.2
Unaffected versions >= 1.5.2

Background

OpenJPEG is an open-source JPEG 2000 library.

Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in OpenJPEG. 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. Furthermore, a remote attacker may be able to obtain sensitive information.

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-1.5.2"
 

References

Release Date
December 13, 2014

Latest Revision
December 13, 2014: 1

Severity
normal

Exploitable
remote

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