Debian DSA-4405-1 : openjpeg2 - security update

critical Nessus Plugin ID 122724


The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.


Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in openjpeg2, the open-source JPEG 2000 codec, that could be leveraged to cause a denial of service or possibly remote code execution.

- CVE-2017-17480 Write stack-based buffer overflow in the jp3d and jpwl codecs can result in a denial of service or remote code execution via a crafted jp3d or jpwl file.

- CVE-2018-5785 Integer overflow can result in a denial of service via a crafted bmp file.

- CVE-2018-6616 Excessive iteration can result in a denial of service via a crafted bmp file.

- CVE-2018-14423 Division-by-zero vulnerabilities can result in a denial of service via a crafted j2k file.

- CVE-2018-18088 NULL pointer dereference can result in a denial of service via a crafted bmp file.


Upgrade the openjpeg2 packages.

For the stable distribution (stretch), these problems have been fixed in version 2.1.2-1.1+deb9u3.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 122724

File Name: debian_DSA-4405.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 3/11/2019

Updated: 2/5/2020

Supported Sensors: Agentless Assessment, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:openjpeg2, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:9.0

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/10/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/8/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-17480, CVE-2018-14423, CVE-2018-18088, CVE-2018-5785, CVE-2018-6616

DSA: 4405