GLSA-201612-26 : OpenJPEG: Multiple vulnerabilities

High Nessus Plugin ID 95642


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


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201612-26 (OpenJPEG: Multiple vulnerabilities)

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

A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted JPEG file, possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code or a Denial of Service condition. Furthermore, a remote attacker may be able to obtain sensitive information.
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-2.1.1_p20160922:2'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 95642

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201612-26.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.1 $

Type: local

Published: 2016/12/08

Modified: 2016/12/08

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

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


Base Score: 9.8

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

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

Patch Publication Date: 2016/12/08

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-8871, CVE-2016-1923, CVE-2016-1924, CVE-2016-3181, CVE-2016-3182, CVE-2016-3183, CVE-2016-7445

GLSA: 201612-26