DescriptionA flaw was found in OpenEXR's B44Compressor. This flaw allows an attacker who can submit a crafted file to be processed by OpenEXR, to exhaust all memory accessible to the application. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to system availability.
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Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
openexr (PTS)buster2.2.1-4.1+deb10u1vulnerable
buster (security)2.2.1-4.1+deb10u2fixed
bullseye (security), bullseye2.5.4-2+deb11u1fixed
bookworm, sid3.1.5-4fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


[stretch] - openexr <postponed> (Minor issue, OOM, revisit when there's a full fix upstream) (master) (partial fix) (2.5.x) (partial fix)

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