Debian Security Advisory

DLA-2701-1 openexr -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
03 Jul 2021
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 986796, Bug 990450.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2020-16587, CVE-2021-3474, CVE-2021-3475, CVE-2021-3476, CVE-2021-3477, CVE-2021-3478, CVE-2021-3479, CVE-2021-3598, CVE-2021-20296, CVE-2021-23215, CVE-2021-26260.
More information:

Several vulnerabilities were discovered in OpenEXR, a library and tools for the OpenEXR high dynamic-range (HDR) image format. An attacker could cause a denial of service (DoS) through application crash and excessive memory consumption.

For Debian 9 stretch, these problems have been fixed in version 2.2.0-11+deb9u3.

We recommend that you upgrade your openexr packages.

For the detailed security status of openexr please refer to its security tracker page at:

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