Debian DLA-1579-1 : openjpeg2 security update

High Nessus Plugin ID 119052


The remote Debian host is missing a security update.


Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in openjpeg2, the open-source JPEG 2000 codec.


Write stack-based buffer overflow due to missing buffer length formatter in fscanf call (jp3d and jpwl codecs). This vulnerability might be leveraged by remote attackers using crafted jp3d and jpwl files to cause denial of service or possibly remote code execution.


NULL pointer dereference caused by null image components in imagetopnm. This vulnerability might be leveraged by remote attackers using crafted BMP files to cause denial of service.

For Debian 8 'Jessie', these problems have been fixed in version 2.1.0-2+deb8u5.

We recommend that you upgrade your openjpeg2 packages.

NOTE: Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the DLA security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


Upgrade the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 119052

File Name: debian_DLA-1579.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/11/21

Updated: 2018/11/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libopenjp2-7, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libopenjp2-7-dbg, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libopenjp2-7-dev, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libopenjp2-tools, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libopenjp3d-tools, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libopenjp3d7, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libopenjpip-dec-server, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libopenjpip-server, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libopenjpip-viewer, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libopenjpip7, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:8.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Patch Publication Date: 2018/11/20

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-17480, CVE-2018-18088