GLSA-201707-07 : JasPer: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201707-07
(JasPer: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in JasPer. Please review
the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact :

A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted image
file using JasPer possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code with
the privileges of the process or a Denial of Service condition.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201707-07

Solution :

All JasPer users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-libs/jasper-2.0.12'

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 101338 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-5203
CVE-2015-8751
CVE-2016-9262
CVE-2016-9591

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