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Debian LTS Advisory ([SECURITY] [DLA 1583-1] jasper security update)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

5.0

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

3 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

Several security vulnerabilities were discovered in the JasPer JPEG-2000 library. CVE-2015-5203 Gustavo Grieco discovered an integer overflow vulnerability that allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service or may have other unspecified impact via a crafted JPEG 2000 image file. CVE-2015-5221 Josselin Feist found a double-free vulnerability that allows remote attackers to cause a denial-of-service (application crash) by processing a malformed image file. CVE-2016-8690 Gustavo Grieco discovered a NULL pointer dereference vulnerability that can cause a denial-of-service via a crafted BMP image file. The update also includes the fixes for the related issues CVE-2016-8884 and CVE-2016-8885 which complete the patch for CVE-2016-8690. CVE-2017-13748 It was discovered that jasper does not properly release memory used to store image tile data when image decoding fails which may lead to a denial-of-service. CVE-2017-14132 A heap-based buffer over-read was found related to the jas_image_ishomosamp function that could be triggered via a crafted image file and may cause a denial-of-service (application crash) or have other unspecified impact.

Affected Software

Affected Software

jasper on Debian Linux

Detection Method

Detection Method

This check tests the installed software version using the apt package manager.

Solution

Solution

For Debian 8 'Jessie', these problems have been fixed in version 1.900.1-debian1-2.4+deb8u4. We recommend that you upgrade your jasper packages.