Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in JasPer, the worst of which could could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code.
|Package||media-libs/jasper on all architectures|
|Affected versions||< 1.900.1-r9|
|Unaffected versions||>= 1.900.1-r9|
JasPer is a software-based implementation of the codec specified in the JPEG-2000 Part-1 standard.
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in JasPer. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted file using JasPer, possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All jasper users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-libs/jasper-1.900.1-r9"