GLSA-201503-01 : 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-201503-01
(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 file
using JasPer, possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201503-01

Solution :

All jasper users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-libs/jasper-1.900.1-r9'

Risk factor :

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

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 81686 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2014-8137
CVE-2014-8138
CVE-2014-8157
CVE-2014-8158
CVE-2014-9029

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