CentOS 6 : openjpeg (CESA-2017:0559)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 97837

Synopsis

The remote CentOS host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

An update for openjpeg is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Moderate. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section.

OpenJPEG is an open source library for reading and writing image files in JPEG2000 format.

Security Fix(es) :

* Multiple integer overflow flaws, leading to heap-based buffer overflows, were found in OpenJPEG. A specially crafted JPEG2000 image could cause an application using OpenJPEG to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2016-5139, CVE-2016-5158, CVE-2016-5159, CVE-2016-7163)

* A vulnerability was found in the patch for CVE-2013-6045 for OpenJPEG. A specially crafted JPEG2000 image, when read by an application using OpenJPEG, could cause heap-based buffer overflows leading to a crash or, potentially, arbitrary code execution.
(CVE-2016-9675)

The CVE-2016-9675 issue was discovered by Doran Moppert (Red Hat Product Security).

Solution

Update the affected openjpeg packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?f186d11b

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 97837

File Name: centos_RHSA-2017-0559.nasl

Version: 3.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/03/21

Updated: 2019/10/02

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 7.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:openjpeg, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:openjpeg-devel, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:openjpeg-libs, cpe:/o:centos:centos:6

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2017/03/20

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2016/08/07

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-5139, CVE-2016-5158, CVE-2016-5159, CVE-2016-7163, CVE-2016-9675

RHSA: 2017:0559