RHEL 6 : jasper (RHSA-2011:1807)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 57054
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Synopsis

The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

Updated jasper packages that fix two security issues are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.

The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having important security impact. Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base scores, which give detailed severity ratings, are available for each vulnerability from the CVE links in the References section.

JasPer is an implementation of Part 1 of the JPEG 2000 image compression standard.

Two heap-based buffer overflow flaws were found in the way JasPer decoded JPEG 2000 compressed image files. An attacker could create a malicious JPEG 2000 compressed image file that, when opened, would cause applications that use JasPer (such as Nautilus) to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2011-4516, CVE-2011-4517)

Red Hat would like to thank Jonathan Foote of the CERT Coordination Center for reporting these issues.

Users are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which contain a backported patch to correct these issues. All applications using the JasPer libraries (such as Nautilus) must be restarted for the update to take effect.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2011:1807

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2011-4517

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2011-4516

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 57054

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2011-1807.nasl

Version: 1.26

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/9/2011

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 8.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.9

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:H/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:6.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:redhat:enterprise_linux:jasper-debuginfo:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:redhat:enterprise_linux:jasper-devel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:redhat:enterprise_linux:jasper:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:redhat:enterprise_linux:jasper-libs:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:redhat:enterprise_linux:jasper-utils:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 12/9/2011

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/14/2011

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-4516, CVE-2011-4517

BID: 50992

RHSA: 2011:1807