EulerOS 2.0 SP8 : openjpeg (EulerOS-SA-2021-2478)

high Nessus Plugin ID 153641


The remote EulerOS host is missing multiple security updates.


According to the versions of the openjpeg package installed, the EulerOS installation on the remote host is affected by the following vulnerabilities :

- A flaw was found in OpenJPEGs encoder. This flaw allows an attacker to pass specially crafted x,y offset input to OpenJPEG to use during encoding. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to confidentiality, integrity, as well as system availability. (CVE-2020-27823)

- A flaw was found in OpenJPEGs encoder in the opj_dwt_calc_explicit_stepsizes() function. This flaw allows an attacker who can supply crafted input to decomposition levels to cause a buffer overflow. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to system availability. (CVE-2020-27824)

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


Update the affected openjpeg packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 153641

File Name: EulerOS_SA-2021-2478.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Published: 9/24/2021

Updated: 9/24/2021

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-27823


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

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


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/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:huawei:euleros:openjpeg-libs, cpe:/o:huawei:euleros:2.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/EulerOS/release, Host/EulerOS/rpm-list, Host/EulerOS/sp

Excluded KB Items: Host/EulerOS/uvp_version

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 9/24/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/10/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-27823, CVE-2020-27824