Scientific Linux Security Update : openjpeg on SL6.x i386/x86_64

High Nessus Plugin ID 97846


The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


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)


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 97846

File Name: sl_20170319_openjpeg_on_SL6_x.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/03/21

Modified: 2017/03/21

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: 8.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2017/03/19

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-6045, CVE-2016-5139, CVE-2016-5158, CVE-2016-5159, CVE-2016-7163, CVE-2016-9675