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Debian Security Advisory DSA 3106-1 (jasper - security update)

Information

Severity

Severity

High

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

7.5

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

7 years ago

Modified

Modified

8 months ago

Summary

Jose Duart of the Google Security Team discovered a double free flaw (CVE-2014-8137) and a heap-based buffer overflow flaw (CVE-2014-8138) in JasPer, a library for manipulating JPEG-2000 files. A specially crafted file could cause an application using JasPer to crash or, possibly, execute arbitrary code.

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 the stable distribution (wheezy), these problems have been fixed in version 1.900.1-13+deb7u2. For the upcoming stable distribution (jessie) and the unstable distribution (sid), these problems will be fixed soon. We recommend that you upgrade your jasper packages.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)