CVE-2017-5505

NameCVE-2017-5505
DescriptionThe jas_matrix_asl function in jas_seq.c in JasPer 1.900.27 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (invalid memory read and crash) via a crafted image.
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)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

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+deb7u6vulnerable
jessie (security), jessie1.900.1-debian1-2.4+deb8u3vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
jaspersource(unstable)(unfixed)unimportant

Notes

https://blogs.gentoo.org/ago/2017/01/16/jasper-invalid-memory-read-in-jas_matrix_asl-jas_seq-c
https://github.com/mdadams/jasper/issues/88
Not suitable for code injection, hardly denial of service

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