[USN-4996-2] OpenEXR vulnerabilities
Leonidas S. Barbosa
leo.barbosa at canonical.com
Tue Jun 22 12:02:23 UTC 2021
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4996-2
June 22, 2021
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 16.04 ESM
Several security issues were fixed in OpenEXR.
- openexr: tools for the OpenEXR image format
USN-4996-1 fixed several vulnerabilities in OpenEXR. This update provides
the corresponding update for Ubuntu 16.04 ESM.
Original advisory details:
It was discovered that OpenEXR incorrectly handled certain malformed EXR
image files. If a user were tricked into opening a crafted EXR image file,
a remote attacker could cause a denial of service, or possibly execute
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
CVE-2021-20296, CVE-2021-23215, CVE-2021-26260, CVE-2021-3598,
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