ELA-65-1 jasper security update


Related CVEs CVE-2015-5203 CVE-2015-5221 CVE-2016-1867 CVE-2016-8690 CVE-2017-13748 CVE-2017-14132 CVE-2018-18873 CVE-2018-19539 CVE-2018-19542

Multiple issues were found in the JasPer JPEG-2000 library.


Gustavo Grieco discovered an integer overflow vulnerability that allows
remote attackers to cause a denial of service or may have other unspecified
impact via a crafted JPEG 2000 image file.


Josselin Feist found a double-free vulnerability that allows remote
attackers to cause a denial-of-service (application crash) by processing a
malformed image file.


Gustavo Grieco discovered a NULL pointer dereference vulnerability that can
cause a denial-of-service via a crafted BMP image file. The update also
includes the fixes for the related issues CVE-2016-8884 and CVE-2016-8885
which complete the patch for CVE-2016-8690.


It was discovered that jasper does not properly release memory used to
store image tile data when image decoding fails which may lead to a


A heap-based buffer over-read was found related to the jas_image_ishomosamp
function that could be triggered via a crafted image file and may cause a
denial-of-service (application crash) or have other unspecified impact.


NULL pointer dereference in the function ras_putdatastd in ras/ras_enc.c.

CVE-2018-19539 and CVE-2018-19542

Several NULL pointer dereferences were discovered that may lead to a
denial-of-service (application crash).

For Debian 7 Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 1.900.1-13+deb7u7.

We recommend that you upgrade your jasper packages.

Further information about Extended LTS security advisories can be found in the dedicated section of our website.