Scientific Linux Security Update : openjpeg on SL6.x i386/x86_64

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Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

Multiple heap-based buffer overflow flaws were found in OpenJPEG. An
attacker could create a specially crafted OpenJPEG image that, when
opened, could cause an application using openjpeg to crash or,
possibly, execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user
running the application. (CVE-2013-6045, CVE-2013-6054)

Multiple denial of service flaws were found in OpenJPEG. An attacker
could create a specially crafted OpenJPEG image that, when opened,
could cause an application using openjpeg to crash (CVE-2013-1447,
CVE-2013-6052)

All running applications using OpenJPEG must be restarted for the
update to take effect.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?bc1441f3

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

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

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 71517 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-1447
CVE-2013-6045
CVE-2013-6052
CVE-2013-6054