GLSA-201312-07 : OpenEXR: Multiple Vulnerabilities

high Nessus Plugin ID 71259

Synopsis

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

Description

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.

Solution

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

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201312-07

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 71259

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201312-07.nasl

Version: 1.9

Type: local

Published: 12/9/2013

Updated: 1/6/2021

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.8

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

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 Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 12/9/2013

Reference Information

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

GLSA: 201312-07

CWE: 16, 189