SUSE SLES12 Security Update : jasper (SUSE-SU-2020:2690-1)

high Nessus Plugin ID 143645
New! Plugin Severity Now Using CVSS v3

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This update for jasper fixes the following issues :

CVE-2016-9398: Improved patch for already fixed issue (bsc#1010979).

CVE-2016-9399: Fix assert in calcstepsizes (bsc#1010980).

CVE-2016-9397: Fix assert in jpc_dequantize (bsc#1010786).

CVE-2016-9557: Fix signed integer overflow (bsc#1011829).

CVE-2017-5499: Validate component depth bit (bsc#1020451).

CVE-2017-5503: Check bounds in jas_seq2d_bindsub() (bsc#1020456).

CVE-2017-5504: Check bounds in jas_seq2d_bindsub() (bsc#1020458).

CVE-2017-5505: Check bounds in jas_seq2d_bindsub() (bsc#1020460).

CVE-2017-14132: Fix heap base overflow in by checking components (bsc#1057152).

CVE-2018-9154: Fixed a potential denial of service in jpc_dec_process_sot() (bsc#1092115).

CVE-2018-9252: Fix reachable assertion in jpc_abstorelstepsize (bsc#1088278).

CVE-2018-18873: Fix NULL pointer deref in ras_putdatastd (bsc#1114498).

CVE-2018-19139: Fix mem leaks by registering jpc_unk_destroyparms (bsc#1115637).

CVE-2018-19543, bsc#1045450 CVE-2017-9782: Fix numchans mixup (bsc#1117328).

CVE-2018-20570: Fix heap-based buffer over-read in jp2_encode (bsc#1120807).

CVE-2018-20622: Fix memory leak in jas_malloc.c (bsc#1120805).

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


To install this SUSE Security Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods like YaST online_update or 'zypper patch'.

Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP5 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP5-2020-2690=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP5 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP5-2020-2690=1

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 143645

File Name: suse_SU-2020-2690-1.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/9/2020

Updated: 1/13/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


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


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:novell:suse_linux:jasper-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:jasper-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libjasper1, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libjasper1-debuginfo, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:12

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 9/21/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/1/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-9397, CVE-2016-9398, CVE-2016-9399, CVE-2016-9557, CVE-2017-14132, CVE-2017-5499, CVE-2017-5503, CVE-2017-5504, CVE-2017-5505, CVE-2017-9782, CVE-2018-18873, CVE-2018-19139, CVE-2018-19543, CVE-2018-20570, CVE-2018-20622, CVE-2018-9154, CVE-2018-9252