Debian Security Advisory

DLA-2799-1 opencv -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
30 Oct 2021
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 886282, Bug 885843, Bug 875342, Bug 872044, Bug 872043.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2016-1516, CVE-2017-12597, CVE-2017-12598, CVE-2017-12599, CVE-2017-12601, CVE-2017-12603, CVE-2017-12604, CVE-2017-12605, CVE-2017-12606, CVE-2017-12862, CVE-2017-12863, CVE-2017-12864, CVE-2017-17760, CVE-2017-1000450, CVE-2018-5268, CVE-2018-5269, CVE-2019-14493, CVE-2019-15939.
More information:

Several security vulnerabilities have been discovered in OpenCV, the Open Computer Vision Library. Buffer overflows, NULL pointer dereferences and out-of-bounds write errors may lead to a denial-of-service or other unspecified impact.

For Debian 9 stretch, these problems have been fixed in version

We recommend that you upgrade your opencv packages.

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

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