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OpenJPEG: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code


1.  Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Version Information

Advisory Reference GLSA 201310-07 / openjpeg
Release Date October 10, 2013
Latest Revision October 10, 2013: 1
Impact normal
Exploitable remote
Package Vulnerable versions Unaffected versions Architecture(s)
media-libs/openjpeg < 1.5.1 >= 1.5.1 All supported architectures

Related bugreports: #412895, #425772, #433766


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

2.  Impact Information


OpenJPEG is an open-source JPEG 2000 library.


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


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.

3.  Resolution Information


There is no known workaround at this time.


All OpenJPEG users should upgrade to the latest version:

Code Listing 3.1: Resolution

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

4.  References


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