Ubuntu 6.06 LTS / 6.10 / 7.04 : jasper vulnerability (USN-501-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2007-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2007-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description :

It was discovered that Jasper did not correctly handle corrupted
JPEG2000 images. By tricking a user into opening a specially crafted
JPG, a remote attacker could cause the application using libjasper to
crash, resulting in a denial of service.

Solution :

Update the affected libjasper-1.701-1, libjasper-1.701-dev and / or
libjasper-runtime packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 28104 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-2721