Debian DSA-3138-1 : jasper - security update

High Nessus Plugin ID 80973

Synopsis

The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.

Description

An off-by-one flaw, leading to a heap-based buffer overflow (CVE-2014-8157 ), and an unrestricted stack memory use flaw (CVE-2014-8158 ) were found in JasPer, a library for manipulating JPEG-2000 files. A specially crafted file could cause an application using JasPer to crash or, possibly, execute arbitrary code.

Solution

Upgrade the jasper packages.

For the stable distribution (wheezy), these problems have been fixed in version 1.900.1-13+deb7u3.

For the upcoming stable distribution (jessie) and the unstable distribution (sid), these problems will be fixed soon.

See Also

https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=775970

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2014-8157

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2014-8158

https://packages.debian.org/source/wheezy/jasper

https://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3138

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 80973

File Name: debian_DSA-3138.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2015/01/26

Updated: 2018/11/28

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:jasper, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:7.0

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2015/01/25

Reference Information

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

BID: 72293, 72296

DSA: 3138