Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2007-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2007-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
USN-501-1 fixed vulnerabilities in Jasper. This update provides the
corresponding update for the Jasper internal to Ghostscript.
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.
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 28105 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2007-2721
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