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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3693-1

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3693-1
Posted Jun 27, 2018
Authored by Ubuntu | Site security.ubuntu.com

Ubuntu Security Notice 3693-1 - It was discovered that JasPer incorrectly handled certain malformed JPEG-2000 image files. If a user or automated system using JasPer were tricked into opening a specially crafted image, an attacker could exploit this to cause a denial of service or possibly execute code with the privileges of the user invoking the program.

tags | advisory, denial of service
systems | linux, ubuntu
advisories | CVE-2015-5203, CVE-2015-5221, CVE-2016-10248, CVE-2016-10250, CVE-2016-8883, CVE-2016-8887, CVE-2016-9262, CVE-2016-9387, CVE-2016-9388, CVE-2016-9389, CVE-2016-9390, CVE-2016-9391, CVE-2016-9392, CVE-2016-9393, CVE-2016-9394, CVE-2016-9396, CVE-2016-9600, CVE-2017-1000050, CVE-2017-6850
MD5 | 95763496266b7205d9f7f78d10ac0617

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3693-1

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3693-1
June 27, 2018

jasper vulnerabilities
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Summary:

Several security issues were fixed in JasPer.

Software Description:
- jasper: Library for manipulating JPEG-2000 files

Details:

It was discovered that JasPer incorrectly handled certain malformed
JPEG-2000 image files. If a user or automated system using JasPer were
tricked into opening a specially crafted image, an attacker could exploit
this to cause a denial of service or possibly execute code with the
privileges of the user invoking the program.

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions:

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
libjasper1 1.900.1-debian1-2.4ubuntu1.2

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
libjasper1 1.900.1-14ubuntu3.5

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References:
https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3693-1
CVE-2015-5203, CVE-2015-5221, CVE-2016-10248, CVE-2016-10250,
CVE-2016-8883, CVE-2016-8887, CVE-2016-9262, CVE-2016-9387,
CVE-2016-9388, CVE-2016-9389, CVE-2016-9390, CVE-2016-9391,
CVE-2016-9392, CVE-2016-9393, CVE-2016-9394, CVE-2016-9396,
CVE-2016-9600, CVE-2017-1000050, CVE-2017-6850

Package Information:
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/jasper/1.900.1-debian1-2.4ubuntu1.2
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/jasper/1.900.1-14ubuntu3.5

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