Ubuntu 10.04 LTS / 10.10 / 11.04 / 11.10 : jasper vulnerabilities (USN-1315-1)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 57357
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Synopsis

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.

Description

Jonathan Foote discovered that JasPer incorrectly handled certain malformed JPEG-2000 image files. If a user were tricked into opening a specially crafted JPEG-2000 image file, a remote attacker could cause JasPer to crash or possibly execute arbitrary code with user privileges.

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Solution

Update the affected libjasper1 package.

See Also

https://usn.ubuntu.com/1315-1/

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 57357

File Name: ubuntu_USN-1315-1.nasl

Version: 1.16

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/21/2011

Updated: 9/19/2019

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:canonical:ubuntu_linux:10.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:10.04:-:lts:*:*:*:*:*, cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:11.04:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:11.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libjasper1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 12/20/2011

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/14/2011

Reference Information

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

BID: 50992

USN: 1315-1