[USN-5150-1] OpenEXR vulnerability
Leonidas S. Barbosa
leo.barbosa at canonical.com
Wed Nov 17 14:52:30 UTC 2021
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5150-1
November 17, 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 if it opened a specially crafted 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.
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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