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OpenEXR: Multiple Vulnerabilities

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1.  Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Version Information

Advisory Reference GLSA 201312-07 / openexr
Release Date December 09, 2013
Latest Revision December 09, 2013: 1
Impact normal
Exploitable local, remote
Package Vulnerable versions Unaffected versions Architecture(s)
media-libs/openexr < 1.7.0 >= 1.7.0 All supported architectures

Related bugreports: #277202

Synopsis

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

2.  Impact Information

Background

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

Description

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

Impact

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

3.  Resolution Information

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All OpenEXR users should upgrade to the latest version:

Code Listing 3.1: Resolution

  # 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.

4.  References



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