openSUSE Security Update : openexr (openSUSE-2018-229)

high Nessus Plugin ID 107184



The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update for openexr fixes the following issues :

- CVE-2017-9110: In OpenEXR, an invalid read of size 2 in the hufDecode function in ImfHuf.cpp could cause the application to crash. (bsc#1040107)

- CVE-2017-9114: In OpenEXR, an invalid read of size 1 in the refill function in ImfFastHuf.cpp could cause the application to crash. (bsc#1040114)

- CVE-2017-12596: In OpenEXR, a crafted image causes a heap-based buffer over-read in the hufDecode function in IlmImf/ImfHuf.cpp during exrmaketiled execution; it could have resulted in denial of service or possibly unspecified other impact. (bsc#1052522)

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-12:Update update project.


Update the affected openexr packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 107184

File Name: openSUSE-2018-229.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 3/7/2018

Updated: 1/19/2021

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libIlmImf-Imf_2_1-21, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libIlmImf-Imf_2_1-21-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libIlmImf-Imf_2_1-21-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libIlmImf-Imf_2_1-21-debuginfo-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:openexr, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:openexr-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:openexr-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:openexr-devel, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.3

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Patch Publication Date: 3/6/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-12596, CVE-2017-9110, CVE-2017-9114