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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4109-1

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4109-1
Posted Aug 21, 2019
Authored by Ubuntu | Site security.ubuntu.com

Ubuntu Security Notice 4109-1 - It was discovered that OpenJPEG incorrectly handled certain PGX files. An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service or possibly remote code execution. It was discovered that OpenJPEG incorrectly handled certain files. An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service. It was discovered that OpenJPEG incorrectly handled certain PNM files. An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service. Various other issues were also addressed.

tags | advisory, remote, denial of service, code execution
systems | linux, ubuntu
advisories | CVE-2017-17480, CVE-2018-14423, CVE-2018-18088, CVE-2018-6616
MD5 | a6f254d4a6f4f62c286121749c69cc62

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4109-1

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4109-1
August 21, 2019

openjpeg2 vulnerabilities
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

Summary:

Several security issues were fixed in OpenJPEG.

Software Description:
- openjpeg2: JPEG 2000 image compression/decompression library

Details:

It was discovered that OpenJPEG incorrectly handled certain PGX files. An
attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service or possibly
remote code execution. (CVE-2017-17480)

It was discovered that OpenJPEG incorrectly handled certain files. An attacker
could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2018-14423)

It was discovered that OpenJPEG incorrectly handled certain PNM files. An
attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service.
(CVE-2018-18088)

It was discovered that OpenJPEG incorrectly handled certain BMP files. An
attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service.
(CVE-2018-5785, CVE-2018-6616)

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions:

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
libopenjp2-7 2.3.0-2build0.18.04.1
libopenjp3d7 2.3.0-2build0.18.04.1
libopenjpip7 2.3.0-2build0.18.04.1

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References:
https://usn.ubuntu.com/4109-1
CVE-2017-17480, CVE-2018-14423, CVE-2018-18088, CVE-2018-5785,
CVE-2018-6616

Package Information:
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/openjpeg2/2.3.0-2build0.18.04.1

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