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 :

An off-by-one flaw, leading to a heap-based buffer overflow, 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-2014-8157)

An unrestricted stack memory use 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-2014-8158)

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

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?f973c271

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: 80933 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2014-8157
CVE-2014-8158

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