GLSA-201503-01 : JasPer: Multiple Vulnerabilities

high Nessus Plugin ID 81686
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Synopsis

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201503-01 (JasPer: Multiple Vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in JasPer. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
Impact :

A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted file using JasPer, possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

Solution

All jasper users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-libs/jasper-1.900.1-r9'

See Also

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201503-01

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 81686

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201503-01.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Published: 3/9/2015

Updated: 1/11/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:jasper, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Patch Publication Date: 3/6/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-8137, CVE-2014-8138, CVE-2014-8157, CVE-2014-8158, CVE-2014-9029

GLSA: 201503-01