DescriptionIn OpenEXR 2.2.0, an invalid write of size 1 in the bufferedReadPixels function in ImfInputFile.cpp could cause the application to crash or execute arbitrary code.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs873885

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
openexr (PTS)jessie1.6.1-8vulnerable
sid, bullseye, buster2.2.1-4.1vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


[buster] - openexr <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[stretch] - openexr <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[jessie] - openexr <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[wheezy] - openexr <no-dsa> (Minor issue)

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