Amazon Linux AMI : openjpeg (ALAS-2017-807)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 97897


The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.


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)


Run 'yum update openjpeg' to update your system.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 97897

File Name: ala_ALAS-2017-807.nasl

Version: 3.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/03/23

Updated: 2018/04/18

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

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

CVSS v3.0

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: p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:openjpeg, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:openjpeg-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:openjpeg-devel, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:openjpeg-libs, cpe:/o:amazon:linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2017/03/22

Reference Information

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

ALAS: 2017-807