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Gentoo alert 201206-06 (openjpeg)

From:  Sean Amoss <ackle@gentoo.org>
To:  gentoo-announce@gentoo.org
Subject:  [gentoo-announce] [ GLSA 201206-06 ] OpenJPEG: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code
Date:  Wed, 20 Jun 2012 20:51:11 -0400
Message-ID:  <4FE26FFF.3030608@gentoo.org>
Archive-link:  Article, Thread

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Gentoo Linux Security Advisory GLSA 201206-06 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - http://security.gentoo.org/ - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Severity: Normal Title: OpenJPEG: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code Date: June 21, 2012 Bugs: #409203 ID: 201206-06 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Synopsis ======== A vulnerability in OpenJPEG could result in execution of arbitrary code. Background ========== OpenJPEG is an open-source JPEG 2000 library. Affected packages ================= ------------------------------------------------------------------- Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected ------------------------------------------------------------------- 1 media-libs/openjpeg < 1.5.0 >= 1.5.0 Description =========== An error in jp2.c of OpenJPEG could allow an out-of-bounds write error. Impact ====== A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted JPEG file, possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code or a Denial of Service condition. Workaround ========== There is no known workaround at this time. Resolution ========== All OpenJPEG users should upgrade to the latest version: # emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-libs/openjpeg-1.5.0" References ========== [ 1 ] CVE-2012-1499 http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-1499 Availability ============ This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at the Gentoo Security Website: http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201206-06.xml Concerns? ========= Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at https://bugs.gentoo.org. License ======= Copyright 2012 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text belongs to its owner(s). The contents of this document are licensed under the Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5


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