JasPer: Multiple vulnerabilities — GLSA 201908-03

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in JasPer, the worst of which could result in a Denial of Service condition.

Affected packages

media-libs/jasper on all architectures
Affected versions <= 2.0.16
Unaffected versions

Background

JasPer is a software-based implementation of the codec specified in the JPEG-2000 Part-1 standard.

Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in JasPer. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact

Please review the referenced CVE identifiers for details.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

JasPer is no longer maintained upstream and contains many vulnerabilities which remain unaddressed. Gentoo users are advised to unmerge this package.

 # emerge --unmerge media-libs/jasper
 

References

Release date
August 09, 2019

Latest revision
August 09, 2019: 2

Severity
normal

Exploitable
remote

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