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 :

Multiple off-by-one flaws, leading to heap-based buffer overflows,
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-2014-9029)

A heap-based buffer overflow flaw was 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-2014-8138)

A double free flaw was found in the way JasPer parsed ICC color
profiles in JPEG 2000 image files. A specially crafted file could
cause an application using JasPer to crash or, possibly, execute
arbitrary code. (CVE-2014-8137)

All applications using the JasPer libraries must be restarted for the
update to take effect.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?76036159

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 80117 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2014-8137
CVE-2014-8138
CVE-2014-9029

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