CVE-2008-3521

NameCVE-2008-3521
DescriptionRace condition in the jas_stream_tmpfile function in libjasper/base/jas_stream.c in JasPer 1.900.1 allows local users to cause a denial of service (program exit) by creating the appropriate tmp.XXXXXXXXXX temporary file, which causes Jasper to exit. NOTE: this was originally reported as a symlink issue, but this was incorrect. NOTE: some vendors dispute the severity of this issue, but it satisfies CVE's requirements for inclusion.
SourceCVE (at NVD; oss-sec, fulldisc, OSVDB, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, more)
NVD severityhigh (attack range: local)
Debian Bugs501021
Debian/oldstablenot vulnerable.
Debian/stablenot vulnerable.
Debian/testingnot vulnerable.
Debian/unstablenot vulnerable.

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
jasper (PTS)squeeze (security), squeeze1.900.1-7+squeeze1fixed
squeeze (lts)1.900.1-7+squeeze4fixed
wheezy1.900.1-13+deb7u2fixed
wheezy (security)1.900.1-13+deb7u3fixed
jessie, sid1.900.1-debian1-2.4fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
jaspersource(unstable)1.900.1-5.1unimportant501021

Notes

file is opened with O_EXCL even if tmpnam is used in this case

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