Ubuntu 18.04 LTS : OpenJPEG vulnerabilities (USN-4109-1)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 128076

Synopsis

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description

It was discovered that OpenJPEG incorrectly handled certain PGX files.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service or possibly remote code execution. (CVE-2017-17480)

It was discovered that OpenJPEG incorrectly handled certain files. An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service.
(CVE-2018-14423)

It was discovered that OpenJPEG incorrectly handled certain PNM files.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2018-18088)

It was discovered that OpenJPEG incorrectly handled certain BMP files.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2018-5785, CVE-2018-6616).

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

Solution

Update the affected libopenjp2-7, libopenjp3d7 and / or libopenjpip7 packages.

See Also

https://usn.ubuntu.com/4109-1/

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 128076

File Name: ubuntu_USN-4109-1.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 8/22/2019

Updated: 9/17/2020

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

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

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

CVSS v3

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:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libopenjp2-7, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libopenjp3d7, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libopenjpip7, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:18.04:-:lts

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 8/21/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/8/2017

Reference Information

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

USN: 4109-1