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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
[DLA 1354-1] opencv security update
19 April 2018
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Operating System: Debian GNU/Linux 7
Impact/Access: Denial of Service -- Remote with User Interaction
CVE Names: CVE-2018-5269 CVE-2018-5268
Comment: This advisory references vulnerabilities in products which run on
platforms other than Debian. It is recommended that administrators
running opencv check for an updated version of the software for
their operating system.
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Package : opencv
Version : 2.3.1-11+deb7u4
CVE ID : CVE-2018-5268 CVE-2018-5269
Debian Bug : 886674 886675
Two vulnerabilities were found in OpenCV, the "Open Computer Vision
In OpenCV 3.3.1, a heap-based buffer overflow happens in
modules/imgcodecs/src/grfmt_jpeg2000.cpp when parsing a crafted
In OpenCV 3.3.1, an assertion failure happens in
cv::RBaseStream::setPos in modules/imgcodecs/src/bitstrm.cpp
because of an incorrect integer cast.
For Debian 7 "Wheezy", these problems have been fixed in version
We recommend that you upgrade your opencv packages.
Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS
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