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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2016-9391: Security patch for jasper (ALAS-2017-836)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2016-9391: Security patch for jasper (ALAS-2017-836)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
03/23/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
06/07/2017
Modified
05/07/2019

Description

The jpc_bitstream_getbits function in jpc_bs.c in JasPer before 2.0.10 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (assertion failure) via a very large integer.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-jasper

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-jasper

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