GLSA-201312-07 : OpenEXR: Multiple Vulnerabilities

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201312-07
(OpenEXR: Multiple Vulnerabilities)

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.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-201312-07.xml

Solution :

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.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 71259 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2009-1720
CVE-2009-1721