Debian DLA-1583-1 : jasper security update

high Nessus Plugin ID 119100
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Synopsis

The remote Debian host is missing a security update.

Description

Several security vulnerabilities were discovered in the JasPer JPEG-2000 library.

CVE-2015-5203

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.

CVE-2015-5221

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.

CVE-2016-8690

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.

CVE-2017-13748

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.

CVE-2017-14132

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 1.900.1-debian1-2.4+deb8u4.

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.

Solution

Upgrade the affected packages.

See Also

https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/11/msg00023.html

https://packages.debian.org/source/jessie/jasper

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 119100

File Name: debian_DLA-1583.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 11/23/2018

Updated: 1/11/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libjasper-dev, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libjasper-runtime, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libjasper1, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:8.0

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

Patch Publication Date: 11/21/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-5203, CVE-2015-5221, CVE-2016-8690, CVE-2017-13748, CVE-2017-14132