Ubuntu 14.04 LTS / 16.04 LTS : jasper vulnerabilities (USN-3295-1)

high Nessus Plugin ID 100294

Synopsis

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.

Description

It was discovered that JasPer incorrectly handled certain malformed JPEG-2000 image files. If a user or automated system using JasPer were tricked into opening a specially crafted image, an attacker could exploit this to cause a denial of service or possibly execute code with the privileges of the user invoking the program.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Solution

Update the affected libjasper1 package.

See Also

https://usn.ubuntu.com/3295-1/

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 100294

File Name: ubuntu_USN-3295-1.nasl

Version: 3.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/19/2017

Updated: 9/18/2019

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libjasper1, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.04, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:16.04

Required KB Items: Host/cpu, Host/Ubuntu, Host/Ubuntu/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 5/18/2017

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/20/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-10249, CVE-2016-10251, CVE-2016-1867, CVE-2016-2089, CVE-2016-8654, CVE-2016-8691, CVE-2016-8692, CVE-2016-8693, CVE-2016-8882, CVE-2016-9560, CVE-2016-9591

USN: 3295-1