Ubuntu 10.04 LTS / 10.10 / 11.04 / 11.10 : jasper vulnerabilities (USN-1315-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2011-2015 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2011-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

Jonathan Foote discovered that JasPer incorrectly handled certain
malformed JPEG-2000 image files. If a user were tricked into opening a
specially crafted JPEG-2000 image file, a remote attacker could cause
JasPer to crash or possibly execute arbitrary code with user

Solution :

Update the affected libjasper1 package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.0
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 57357 ()

Bugtraq ID: 50992

CVE ID: CVE-2011-4516