Jasper up to 1.900.16 jpc_t2cod.c jpc_pi_nextrpcl assertion

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A vulnerability was found in Jasper up to 1.900.16 (Programming Tool Software) and classified as problematic. Affected by this issue is the function jpc_pi_nextrpcl of the file jpc_t2cod.c. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a assertion vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-617. The product contains an assert() or similar statement that can be triggered by an attacker, which leads to an application exit or other behavior that is more severe than necessary. Impacted is availability. CVE summarizes:

The jpc_pi_nextrpcl function in jpc_t2cod.c in JasPer before 1.900.17 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (assertion failure) via a crafted file.

The bug was discovered 03/23/2017. The weakness was released 03/23/2017 by Agostino Sarubbo (oss-sec). The advisory is shared for download at openwall.com. This vulnerability is handled as CVE-2016-9393 since 11/17/2016. The attack may be launched remotely. No form of authentication is required for exploitation. Successful exploitation requires user interaction by the victim. There are known technical details, but no exploit is available.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 100174 (CentOS 6 / 7 : jasper (CESA-2017:1208)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family CentOS Local Security Checks and running in the context l. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 276675 (Fedora Security Update for jasper (FEDORA-2017-da0b00fd64)).

Upgrading to version 1.900.17 eliminates this vulnerability. A possible mitigation has been published 2 months after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at Tenable (100174). Entries connected to this vulnerability are available at 98131, 98450, 98451 and 98452.






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Class: Assertion
CWE: CWE-617
ATT&CK: Unknown

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Nessus ID: 100174
Nessus Name: CentOS 6 / 7 : jasper (CESA-2017:1208)
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OpenVAS ID: 871165
OpenVAS Name: RedHat Update for jasper RHSA-2017:1208-01
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Upgrade: Jasper 1.900.17
Patch: github.com


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Advisory: RHSA-2017:1208
Researcher: Agostino Sarubbo
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CVE: CVE-2016-9393 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 94377 - JasPer Assertion Failure Multiple Denial of Service Vulnerabilities
OSVDB: - CVE-2016-9393 - JasPer - Denial of Service Issue

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Created: 03/24/2017 07:32 AM
Updated: 11/14/2022 03:06 PM
Changes: 03/24/2017 07:32 AM (80), 08/19/2020 09:53 PM (3), 11/14/2022 03:06 PM (4)
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