Scientific Linux Security Update : jasper on SL6.x, SL7.x i386/x86_64

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Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

Security Fix(es) :

Multiple flaws were found in the way JasPer decoded JPEG 2000 image
files. A specially crafted file could cause an application using
JasPer to crash or, possibly, execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2016-8654,
CVE-2016-9560, CVE-2016-10249, CVE-2015-5203, CVE-2015-5221,
CVE-2016-1577, CVE-2016-8690, CVE-2016-8693, CVE-2016-8884,
CVE-2016-8885, CVE-2016-9262, CVE-2016-9591)

Multiple flaws were found in the way JasPer decoded JPEG 2000 image
files. A specially crafted file could cause an application using
JasPer to crash. (CVE-2016-1867, CVE-2016-2089, CVE-2016-2116,
CVE-2016-8691, CVE-2016-8692, CVE-2016-8883, CVE-2016-9387,
CVE-2016-9388, CVE-2016-9389, CVE-2016-9390, CVE-2016-9391,
CVE-2016-9392, CVE-2016-9393, CVE-2016-9394, CVE-2016-9583,
CVE-2016-9600, CVE-2016-10248, CVE-2016-10251)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?85f424a2

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)