[Pkg-phototools-devel] Bug#877352: openexr:CVE-2017-12596

Salvatore Bonaccorso carnil at debian.org
Sat Sep 30 19:48:44 UTC 2017

Source: openexr
Version: 2.2.0-11.1
Severity: important
Tags: upstream security
Forwarded: https://github.com/openexr/openexr/issues/238


the following vulnerability was published for openexr, filling this
bug to track the upstream issue at [1].

| In OpenEXR 2.2.0, a crafted image causes a heap-based buffer over-read
| in the hufDecode function in IlmImf/ImfHuf.cpp during exrmaketiled
| execution; it may result in denial of service or possibly unspecified
| other impact.

If you fix the vulnerability please also make sure to include the
CVE (Common Vulnerabilities & Exposures) id in your changelog entry.

For further information see:

[0] https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2017-12596
[1] https://github.com/openexr/openexr/issues/238

Please adjust the affected versions in the BTS as needed.


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