Debian Security Advisory
DLA-2491-1 openexr -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 13 Dec 2020
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2020-16588, CVE-2020-16589.
- More information:
Two issues were discovered in openexr, a set of tools to manipulate OpenEXR image files, often in the computer-graphics industry for visual effects and animation.
A Null Pointer Deference issue exists in Academy Software Foundation OpenEXR 2.3.0 in generatePreview in makePreview.cpp that can cause a denial of service via a crafted EXR file.
A head-based buffer overflow exists in Academy Software Foundation OpenEXR 2.3.0 in writeTileData in ImfTiledOutputFile.cpp that can cause a denial of service via a crafted EXR file.
For Debian 9
Stretch, these problems have been fixed in version 2.2.0-11+deb9u2.
We recommend that you upgrade your openexr packages.
Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS