CVE-2017-14988

NameCVE-2017-14988
Description** DISPUTED ** Header::readfrom in IlmImf/ImfHeader.cpp in OpenEXR 2.2.0 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (excessive memory allocation) via a crafted file that is accessed with the ImfOpenInputFile function in IlmImf/ImfCRgbaFile.cpp. NOTE: The maintainer and multiple third parties believe that this vulnerability isn't valid.
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NVD severitymedium
Debian Bugs878551

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
openexr (PTS)jessie1.6.1-8vulnerable
stretch2.2.0-11vulnerable
buster2.2.1-4.1vulnerable
bullseye, sid2.3.0-6vulnerable

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
openexrsource(unstable)(unfixed)unimportant878551

Notes

https://github.com/openexr/openexr/issues/248
Issue in the use of openexr via ImageMagick, no real security impact

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