Resource Exhaustion Affecting openexr package, versions *


low

Snyk CVSS

    Attack Complexity Low
    User Interaction Required
    Availability High
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NVD
5.5 medium
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SUSE
5.3 medium
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Red Hat
3.3 low

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  • Snyk ID SNYK-DEBIAN11-OPENEXR-522136
  • published 3 Oct 2017
  • disclosed 3 Oct 2017

How to fix?

There is no fixed version for Debian:11 openexr.

NVD Description

Note: Versions mentioned in the description apply only to the upstream openexr package and not the openexr package as distributed by Debian:11. See How to fix? for Debian:11 relevant fixed versions and status.

** 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.