Debian DLA-1583-1 : jasper security update
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 119100
SynopsisThe remote Debian host is missing a security update.
DescriptionSeveral security vulnerabilities were discovered in the JasPer
Gustavo Grieco discovered an integer overflow vulnerability that
allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service or may have other
unspecified impact via a crafted JPEG 2000 image file.
Josselin Feist found a double-free vulnerability that allows remote
attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) by
processing a malformed image file.
Gustavo Grieco discovered a NULL pointer dereference vulnerability
that can cause a denial of service via a crafted BMP image file. The
update also includes the fixes for the related issues CVE-2016-8884
and CVE-2016-8885 which complete the patch for CVE-2016-8690.
It was discovered that jasper does not properly release memory used to
store image tile data when image decoding fails which may lead to a
denial of service.
A heap-based buffer over-read was found related to the
jas_image_ishomosamp function that could be triggered via a crafted
image file and may cause a denial of service (application crash) or
have other unspecified impact.
For Debian 8 'Jessie', these problems have been fixed in version
We recommend that you upgrade your jasper packages.
NOTE: Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description
block directly from the DLA security advisory. Tenable has attempted
to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without
introducing additional issues.
SolutionUpgrade the affected packages.