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PostPosted: Wed Jul 12, 2017 9:26 am    Post subject: [ GLSA 201707-07 ] JasPer Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: JasPer: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201707-07)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: 2017-07-08
Updated: 2017-08-06
Bug(s): #559164, #559168, #571256, #599430, #602848
ID: 201707-07

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in JasPer, the worst of
which could could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code.


Background

JasPer is a software-based implementation of the codec specified in the
JPEG-2000 Part-1 standard.


Affected Packages

Package: media-libs/jasper
Vulnerable: < 2.0.12
Unaffected: >= 2.0.12
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in JasPer. Please review
the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.


Impact

A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted image
file using JasPer possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code with
the privileges of the process or a Denial of Service condition.


Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All JasPer users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-libs/jasper-2.0.12"
   


References

CVE-2015-5203
CVE-2015-8751
CVE-2016-9262
CVE-2016-9591


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