GLSA-201312-07 : OpenEXR: Multiple Vulnerabilities

High Nessus Plugin ID 71259


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


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201312-07 (OpenEXR: Multiple Vulnerabilities)

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

A context-dependent attacker could execute arbitrary code or cause a Denial of Service condition via unspecified vectors.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All OpenEXR users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-libs/openexr-1.7.0' Packages which depend on this library may need to be recompiled. Tools such as revdep-rebuild may assist in identifying some of these packages.
NOTE: This is a legacy GLSA. Updates for all affected architectures are available since December 08, 2010. It is likely that your system is already no longer affected by this issue.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 71259

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201312-07.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.6 $

Type: local

Published: 2013/12/09

Modified: 2017/08/14

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 7.5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:ND/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2013/12/09

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-1720, CVE-2009-1721

OSVDB: 56707, 56708

GLSA: 201312-07

CWE: 16, 189