CVE-2016-8690

NameCVE-2016-8690
DescriptionThe bmp_getdata function in libjasper/bmp/bmp_dec.c in JasPer before 1.900.5 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference) via a crafted BMP image in an imginfo command.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-1583-1
NVD severitymedium
Debian Bugs841112

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
jaspersourcejessie1.900.1-debian1-2.4+deb8u4DLA-1583-1
jaspersource(unstable)(unfixed)low841112

Notes

[wheezy] - jasper <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
CVE ID for the first and fifth items of https://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/08/23/6 post
https://blogs.gentoo.org/ago/2016/10/16/jasper-two-null-pointer-dereference-in-bmp_getdata-bmp_dec-c/
The original fix is incomplete resulting in two follow ups CVE-2016-8884 and
CVE-2016-8885.

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