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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: OpenJPEG: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code (GLSA 201206-06)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: June 21, 2012
Bug(s): #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: media-libs/openjpeg
Vulnerable: < 1.5.0
Unaffected: >= 1.5.0
Architectures: All supported architectures


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:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-libs/openjpeg-1.5.0"
   


References

CVE-2012-1499
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