SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : openexr (SUSE-SU-2022:0061-1)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 156703


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The remote SUSE host is missing a security update.


The remote SUSE Linux SLED12 / SLES12 host has packages installed that are affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the SUSE-SU-2022:0061-1 advisory.

- OpenEXR 3.1.0 through 3.1.3 has a heap-based buffer overflow in Imf_3_1::LineCompositeTask::execute (called from IlmThread_3_1::NullThreadPoolProvider::addTask and IlmThread_3_1::ThreadPool::addGlobalTask).
NOTE: db217f2 may be inapplicable. (CVE-2021-45942)

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.


Update the affected libIlmImf-Imf_2_1-21, libIlmImf-Imf_2_1-21-32bit, openexr and / or openexr-devel packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 156703

File Name: suse_SU-2022-0061-1.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/13/2022

Updated: 1/13/2022

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-45942


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.2

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.5

Temporal Score: 4.8

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:o:novell:suse_linux:12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:suse_linux:openexr:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:suse_linux:openexr-devel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:suse_linux:libilmimf-imf_2_1-21:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:suse_linux:libilmimf-imf_2_1-21-32bit:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 1/12/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/1/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-45942

SuSE: SUSE-SU-2022:0061-1