SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : jasper (SUSE-SU-2016:2775-1)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 94728


The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.


This update for jasper to version 1.900.14 fixes several issues. These security issues were fixed :

- CVE-2016-8887: NULL pointer dereference in jp2_colr_destroy (jp2_cod.c) (bsc#1006836)

- CVE-2016-8886: memory allocation failure in jas_malloc (jas_malloc.c) (bsc#1006599)

- CVE-2016-8884,CVE-2016-8885: two NULL pointer dereferences in bmp_getdata (incomplete fix for CVE-2016-8690) (bsc#1007009)

- CVE-2016-8883: assert in jpc_dec_tiledecode() (bsc#1006598)

- CVE-2016-8882: segfault / NULL pointer access in jpc_pi_destroy (bsc#1006597)

- CVE-2016-8881: Heap overflow in jpc_getuint16() (bsc#1006593)

- CVE-2016-8880: Heap overflow in jpc_dec_cp_setfromcox() (bsc#1006591)

- CVE-2016-8693 Double free vulnerability in mem_close (bsc#1005242)

- CVE-2016-8691, CVE-2016-8692: Divide by zero in jpc_dec_process_siz (bsc#1005090)

- CVE-2016-8690: NULL pointer dereference in bmp_getdata triggered by crafted BMP image (bsc#1005084)

- CVE-2016-2116: Memory leak in the jas_iccprof_createfrombuf function in JasPer allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via a crafted ICC color profile in a JPEG 2000 image file (bsc#968373)

- CVE-2016-2089: invalid read in the JasPer's jas_matrix_clip() function (bsc#963983)

- CVE-2016-1867: Out-of-bounds Read in the JasPer's jpc_pi_nextcprl() function (bsc#961886)

- CVE-2015-5221: Use-after-free (and double-free) in Jasper JPEG-200 (bsc#942553).

- CVE-2015-5203: Double free corruption in JasPer JPEG-2000 implementation (bsc#941919)

- CVE-2008-3522: Buffer overflow in the jas_stream_printf function in libjasper/base/jas_stream.c in JasPer might have allowed context-dependent attackers to have an unknown impact via vectors related to the mif_hdr_put function and use of vsprintf (bsc#392410)

- jasper: NULL pointer dereference in jp2_colr_destroy (jp2_cod.c) (incomplete fix for CVE-2016-8887) (bsc#1006839) For additional change description please have a look at the changelog.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP2-2016-1639=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP1:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP1-2016-1639=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for Raspberry Pi 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-RPI-12-SP2-2016-1639=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-2016-1639=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2016-1639=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP2-2016-1639=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP1:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP1-2016-1639=1

To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 94728

File Name: suse_SU-2016-2775-1.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.5 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/11/11

Modified: 2017/02/27

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.7

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

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


Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 7.5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:X/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:jasper-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:jasper-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libjasper1, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libjasper1-debuginfo, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:12

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2016/11/10

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-3522, CVE-2014-8158, CVE-2015-5203, CVE-2015-5221, CVE-2016-1577, CVE-2016-1867, CVE-2016-2089, CVE-2016-2116, CVE-2016-8690, CVE-2016-8691, CVE-2016-8692, CVE-2016-8693, CVE-2016-8880, CVE-2016-8881, CVE-2016-8882, CVE-2016-8883, CVE-2016-8884, CVE-2016-8885, CVE-2016-8886, CVE-2016-8887

BID: 31470, 72293

OSVDB: 49890, 77595, 77596, 115355, 117409, 126344, 126557, 132886, 133755, 135285, 135286, 143483, 143484, 143485, 145760, 145761, 145762, 145771, 146062

CWE: 119