Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2009-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2009-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
It was discovered that JasPer did not correctly handle memory
allocation when parsing certain malformed JPEG2000 images. If a user
were tricked into opening a specially crafted image with an
application that uses libjasper, an attacker could cause a denial of
service and possibly execute arbitrary code with the user's
It was discovered that JasPer created temporary files in an insecure
way. Local users could exploit a race condition and cause a denial of
service in libjasper applications. (CVE-2008-3521)
It was discovered that JasPer did not correctly handle certain
formatting operations. If a user were tricked into opening a specially
crafted image with an application that uses libjasper, an attacker
could cause a denial of service and possibly execute arbitrary code
with the user's privileges. (CVE-2008-3522).
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.7
Public Exploit Available : false
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 37359 ()
Bugtraq ID: 31470
CVE ID: CVE-2008-3520CVE-2008-3521CVE-2008-3522
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