CVE-2016-9591

Impact:
Low
Public Date:
2016-12-16
CWE:
CWE-416
Bugzilla:
1406405: CVE-2016-9591 jasper: use-after-free / double-free in JPC encoder
A use-after-free flaw was found in the way JasPer, before version 2.0.12, decode certain JPEG 2000 image files. A specially crafted file could cause an application using JasPer to crash.

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Statement

RHEV Manager 3:
This vulnerability has been rated as having a security impact of Low. After evaluation and in accordance with the criteria noted in the product support life cycle, there are no plans to address this issue in an upcoming release. Please contact Red Hat Support for further information.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5:
This vulnerability has been rated as having a security impact of Low. After evaluation and in accordance with the criteria noted in the product support life cycle, there are no plans to address this issue in an upcoming release. Please contact Red Hat Support for further information.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 5.1
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity High
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial

CVSS v3 metrics

CVSS3 Base Score 7
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Attack Vector Local
Attack Complexity High
Privileges Required None
User Interaction Required
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality High
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact High

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (jasper) RHSA-2017:1208 2017-05-09
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (jasper) RHSA-2017:1208 2017-05-09

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 netpbm Will not fix
RHEV Manager 3 mingw-virt-viewer Will not fix
Unless explicitly stated as not affected, all previous versions of packages in any minor update stream of a product listed here should be assumed vulnerable, although may not have been subject to full analysis.

Acknowledgements

Red Hat would like to thank Liu Bingchang (IIE) for reporting this issue.
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