[USN-5144-1] OpenEXR vulnerability
Leonidas S. Barbosa
leo.barbosa at canonical.com
Thu Nov 11 17:31:46 UTC 2021
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5144-1
November 11, 2021
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 16.04 ESM
OpenEXR could be made to crash or execute arbitrary code if it received a specially
crafted EXR file.
- openexr: tools for the OpenEXR image format
It was discovered that OpenEXR incorrectly handled certain EXR
image files. An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a crash
or execute arbitrary code.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
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