Amazon Linux AMI : jasper (ALAS-2015-466)

High Nessus Plugin ID 80417

Synopsis

The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.

Description

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)

Solution

Run 'yum update jasper' to update your system.

See Also

https://alas.aws.amazon.com/ALAS-2015-466.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 80417

File Name: ala_ALAS-2015-466.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2015/01/09

Updated: 2018/04/18

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:amazon:linux:jasper, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:jasper-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:jasper-devel, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:jasper-libs, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:jasper-utils, cpe:/o:amazon:linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2015/01/08

Reference Information

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

ALAS: 2015-466

RHSA: 2014:2021