SUSE SLES11 Security Update : jasper (SUSE-SU-2017:0946-1)

high Nessus Plugin ID 99232



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


This update for jasper fixes the following issues: Security issues fixed :

- CVE-2016-8654: Heap-based buffer overflow in QMFB code in JPC codec (bsc#1012530)

- CVE-2016-9395: Missing sanity checks on the data in a SIZ marker segment (bsc#1010977).

- CVE-2016-9398: jpc_math.c:94: int jpc_floorlog2(int):
Assertion 'x > 0' failed. (bsc#1010979)

- CVE-2016-9560: stack-based buffer overflow in jpc_tsfb_getbands2 (jpc_tsfb.c) (bsc#1011830)

- CVE-2016-9583: Out of bounds heap read in jpc_pi_nextpcrl() (bsc#1015400)

- CVE-2016-9591: Use-after-free on heap in jas_matrix_destroy (bsc#1015993)

- CVE-2016-9600: NULL pointer Dereference due to missing check for UNKNOWN color space in JP2 encoder (bsc#1018088)

- CVE-2016-10251: Use of uninitialized value in jpc_pi_nextcprl (jpc_t2cod.c) (bsc#1029497)

- CVE-2017-5498: left-shift undefined behaviour (bsc#1020353)

- CVE-2017-6850: NULL pointer dereference in jp2_cdef_destroy (jp2_cod.c) (bsc#1021868)

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 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch sdksp4-jasper-13051=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch slessp4-jasper-13051=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-jasper-13051=1

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

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 99232

File Name: suse_SU-2017-0946-1.nasl

Version: 3.9

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 4/6/2017

Updated: 1/19/2021

Supported Sensors: Agentless Assessment, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, Nessus Agent, Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

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


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.8

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:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libjasper, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 4/5/2017

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/15/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-10251, CVE-2016-8654, CVE-2016-9395, CVE-2016-9398, CVE-2016-9560, CVE-2016-9583, CVE-2016-9591, CVE-2016-9600, CVE-2017-5498, CVE-2017-6850