CVE-2016-8693

NameCVE-2016-8693
DescriptionDouble free vulnerability in the mem_close function in jas_stream.c in JasPer before 1.900.10 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted BMP image to the imginfo command.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-739-1, DSA-3785-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs841110

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
jasper (PTS)wheezy1.900.1-13+deb7u4vulnerable
wheezy (security)1.900.1-13+deb7u6fixed
jessie (security), jessie1.900.1-debian1-2.4+deb8u3fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
jaspersource(unstable)(unfixed)medium841110
jaspersourcejessie1.900.1-debian1-2.4+deb8u2mediumDSA-3785-1
jaspersourcewheezy1.900.1-13+deb7u5mediumDLA-739-1

Notes

https://blogs.gentoo.org/ago/2016/10/16/jasper-double-free-in-mem_close-jas_stream-c/
https://github.com/mdadams/jasper/commit/44a524e367597af58d6265ae2014468b334d0309

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