GLSA-202101-29 : OpenJPEG: Multiple vulnerabilities

high Nessus Plugin ID 145436


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


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-202101-29 (OpenJPEG: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in OpenJPEG. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
Impact :

Please review the referenced CVE identifiers for details.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All OpenJPEG 2 users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-libs/openjpeg-2.4.0:2' Gentoo has discontinued support OpenJPEG 1.x and any dependent packages should now be using OpenJPEG 2 or have dropped support for the library.
We recommend that users unmerge OpenJPEG 1.x:
# emerge --unmerge 'media-libs/openjpeg:1'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 145436

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-202101-29.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Published: 1/26/2021

Updated: 5/12/2022

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-27844


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.3

Temporal Score: 6.1

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

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


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 7.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:openjpeg, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 1/26/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/26/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-21010, CVE-2019-12973, CVE-2020-15389, CVE-2020-27814, CVE-2020-27841, CVE-2020-27842, CVE-2020-27843, CVE-2020-27844, CVE-2020-27845

GLSA: 202101-29