Amazon Linux AMI : openjpeg Multiple Vulnerabilities (ALAS-2014-271)

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Synopsis :

The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.

Description :

Multiple heap-based buffer overflow flaws and 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 or, possibly, execute arbitrary code with the
privileges of the user running the application.

See also :

Solution :

Run 'yum update openjpeg' to update your system.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5

Family: Amazon Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 72289 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-1447