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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4688-1

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4688-1
Posted Jan 11, 2021
Authored by Ubuntu | Site security.ubuntu.com

Ubuntu Security Notice 4688-1 - It was discovered that Jasper incorrectly certain files. An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a crash. It was discovered that Jasper incorrectly handled certain files. An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service. It was discovered that Jasper incorrectly handled certain JPC encoders. An attacker could possibly use this issue to execute arbitrary code. Various other issues were also addressed.

tags | advisory, denial of service, arbitrary
systems | linux, ubuntu
advisories | CVE-2017-9782, CVE-2018-18873, CVE-2018-19542, CVE-2020-27828
MD5 | a965c42895b4f69c78c1d6469bf754db

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4688-1

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4688-1
January 11, 2021

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

- Ubuntu 16.04 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 certain files.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a crash.
(CVE-2018-18873)

It was discovered that Jasper incorrectly handled certain files.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service.
(CVE-2018-19542)

It was discovered that Jasper incorrectly handled certain JPC encoders.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to execute arbitrary code.
(CVE-2020-27828)

It was discovered that Jasper incorrectly handled certain images.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to expose sensitive information
or cause a crash.
(CVE-2017-9782)

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
libjasper1 1.900.1-debian1-2.4ubuntu1.3

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

References:
https://usn.ubuntu.com/4688-1
CVE-2017-9782, CVE-2018-18873, CVE-2018-19542, CVE-2020-27828

Package Information:
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/jasper/1.900.1-debian1-2.4ubuntu1.3
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