CVE-2017-6851

NameCVE-2017-6851
DescriptionThe jas_matrix_bindsub function in jas_seq.c in JasPer 2.0.10 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (invalid read) 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)jessie1.900.1-debian1-2.4+deb8u3vulnerable
jessie (security)1.900.1-debian1-2.4+deb8u4vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
jaspersource(unstable)(unfixed)unimportant

Notes

Upstream bug: https://github.com/mdadams/jasper/issues/113
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2017/01/25/9
Not suitable for code injection, hardly denial of service

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