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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2016-8690: Security patch for jasper (ALAS-2017-836)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2016-8690: Security patch for jasper (ALAS-2017-836)

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
11/05/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
06/07/2017
Modified
05/07/2019

Description

The 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.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-jasper

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-jasper

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