Amazon Linux AMI : openjpeg (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 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)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?5a8fae51

Solution :

Run 'yum update openjpeg' to update your system.

Risk factor :

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

Family: Amazon Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 72289 ()

Bugtraq ID:

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