RHEL 6 / 7 : jasper (RHSA-2014:2021)

High Nessus Plugin ID 80115

Synopsis

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

Description

Updated jasper packages that fix three security issues are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 and 7.

Red Hat Product Security 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.

Multiple off-by-one flaws, leading to heap-based buffer overflows, were found in the way JasPer decoded JPEG 2000 image files. A specially crafted file could cause an application using JasPer to crash or, possibly, execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2014-9029)

A heap-based buffer overflow flaw was found in the way JasPer decoded JPEG 2000 image files. A specially crafted file could cause an application using JasPer to crash or, possibly, execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2014-8138)

A double free flaw was found in the way JasPer parsed ICC color profiles in JPEG 2000 image files. A specially crafted file could cause an application using JasPer to crash or, possibly, execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2014-8137)

Red Hat would like to thank oCERT for reporting these issues. oCERT acknowledges Jose Duart of the Google Security Team as the original reporter.

All JasPer users are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which contain backported patches to correct these issues. All applications using the JasPer libraries must be restarted for the update to take effect.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2014-8137.html

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2014-8138.html

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2014-9029.html

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-2021.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 80115

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2014-2021.nasl

Version: Revision: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/12/19

Updated: 2014/12/19

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:jasper, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:jasper-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:jasper-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:jasper-libs, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:jasper-utils, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:6, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:6.6, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7

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

Patch Publication Date: 2014/12/18

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-8137, CVE-2014-8138, CVE-2014-9029

RHSA: 2014:2021