Scientific Linux Security Update : jasper on SL6.x, SL7.x i386/x86_64

High Nessus Plugin ID 80933

Synopsis

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

An off-by-one flaw, leading to a heap-based buffer overflow, 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-2014-8157)

An unrestricted stack memory use 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-2014-8158)

All applications using the JasPer libraries must be restarted for the update to take effect.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?a45b4091

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 80933

File Name: sl_20150122_jasper_on_SL6_x.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2015/01/23

Updated: 2018/12/28

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: x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2015/01/22

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-8157, CVE-2014-8158