Debian Security Advisory
DSA-3138-1 jasper -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 25 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 the stable distribution (wheezy), these problems have been fixed in version 1.900.1-13+deb7u3.
For the upcoming stable distribution (jessie) and the unstable distribution (sid), these problems will be fixed soon.
We recommend that you upgrade your jasper packages.