Debian Security Advisory

DLA-2732-1 openexr -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
04 Aug 2021
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 990899.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2021-3605, CVE-2021-20299, CVE-2021-20300, CVE-2021-20302, CVE-2021-20303.
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 possibly execute code.

For Debian 9 stretch, these problems have been fixed in version 2.2.0-11+deb9u4.

We recommend that you upgrade your openexr packages.

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

Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: