Debian Security Advisory

DLA-1354-1 opencv -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
18 Apr 2018
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 886674, Bug 886675.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2018-5268, CVE-2018-5269.
More information:

Two vulnerabilities were found in OpenCV, the Open Computer Vision Library.

  • CVE-2018-5268

    In OpenCV 3.3.1, a heap-based buffer overflow happens in cv::Jpeg2KDecoder::readComponent8u in modules/imgcodecs/src/grfmt_jpeg2000.cpp when parsing a crafted image file.

  • CVE-2018-5269

    In OpenCV 3.3.1, an assertion failure happens in cv::RBaseStream::setPos in modules/imgcodecs/src/bitstrm.cpp because of an incorrect integer cast.

For Debian 7 Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 2.3.1-11+deb7u4.

We recommend that you upgrade your opencv packages.

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