Debian Security Advisory

DLA-138-1 jasper -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
28 Jan 2015
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 775970.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2014-8157, CVE-2014-8158.
More information:

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.

For Debian 6 Squeeze, these issues have been fixed in jasper version 1.900.1-7+squeeze4