Debian DSA-3508-1 : jasper - security update

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 89698

Synopsis

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

Description

Several vulnerabilities were discovered in JasPer, a library for manipulating JPEG-2000 files. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following problems :

- CVE-2016-1577 Jacob Baines discovered a double-free flaw in the jas_iccattrval_destroy function. A remote attacker could exploit this flaw to cause an application using the JasPer library to crash, or potentially, to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running the application.

- CVE-2016-2089 The Qihoo 360 Codesafe Team discovered a NULL pointer dereference flaw within the jas_matrix_clip function. A remote attacker could exploit this flaw to cause an application using the JasPer library to crash, resulting in a denial-of-service.

- CVE-2016-2116 Tyler Hicks discovered a memory leak flaw in the jas_iccprof_createfrombuf function. A remote attacker could exploit this flaw to cause the JasPer library to consume memory, resulting in a denial-of-service.

Solution

Upgrade the jasper packages.

For the oldstable distribution (wheezy), these problems have been fixed in version 1.900.1-13+deb7u4.

For the stable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in version 1.900.1-debian1-2.4+deb8u1.

See Also

https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=812978

https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=816625

https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=816626

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2016-1577

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2016-2089

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2016-2116

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

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

https://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3508

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 89698

File Name: debian_DSA-3508.nasl

Version: 2.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/03/07

Updated: 2018/11/10

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.6

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:jasper, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:7.0, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:8.0

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

Patch Publication Date: 2016/03/06

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-1577, CVE-2016-2089, CVE-2016-2116

DSA: 3508