Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in JasPer, the worst of which could could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code.
|Package||media-libs/jasper on all architectures|
|Affected versions||< 2.0.12|
|Unaffected versions||>= 2.0.12|
JasPer is a software-based implementation of the codec specified in the JPEG-2000 Part-1 standard.
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in JasPer. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted image file using JasPer possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the process or a Denial of Service condition.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All JasPer users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-libs/jasper-2.0.12"