GLSA-201707-07 : JasPer: Multiple vulnerabilities
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 101338
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe 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.
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.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll JasPer users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-libs/jasper-2.0.12'