Debian: DSA-3106-1: jasper security update

    Date20 Dec 2014
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Jose Duart of the Google Security Team discovered a double free flaw (CVE-2014-8137) and a heap-based buffer overflow flaw (CVE-2014-8138) in JasPer, a library for manipulating JPEG-2000 files. A specially crafted file could cause an application using JasPer to crash or,
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-3106-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    http://www.debian.org/security/                      Salvatore Bonaccorso
    December 20, 2014                      http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : jasper
    CVE ID         : CVE-2014-8137 CVE-2014-8138
    Debian Bug     : 773463
    
    Jose Duart of the Google Security Team discovered a double free flaw
    (CVE-2014-8137) and a heap-based buffer overflow flaw (CVE-2014-8138)
    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+deb7u2.
    
    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.
    
    Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
    these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
    found at: https://www.debian.org/security/
    
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