Scientific Linux Security Update : openjpeg on SL7.x x86_64 (20170322)

high Nessus Plugin ID 97935
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Synopsis

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

Description

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)

- An out-of-bounds read vulnerability was found in OpenJPEG, in the j2k_to_image tool. Converting a specially crafted JPEG2000 file to another format could cause the application to crash or, potentially, disclose some data from the heap. (CVE-2016-9573)

- A heap-based buffer overflow vulnerability was found in OpenJPEG. A specially crafted JPEG2000 image, when read by an application using OpenJPEG, could cause the application to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2016-9675)

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?b4198884

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 97935

File Name: sl_20170322_openjpeg_on_SL7_x.nasl

Version: 3.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 3/24/2017

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

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:fermilab:scientific_linux:openjpeg, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:openjpeg-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:openjpeg-devel, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:openjpeg-libs, 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: 3/22/2017

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/7/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-5139, CVE-2016-5158, CVE-2016-5159, CVE-2016-7163, CVE-2016-9573, CVE-2016-9675