CVE-2016-8884

NameCVE-2016-8884
DescriptionThe bmp_getdata function in libjasper/bmp/bmp_dec.c in JasPer 1.900.5 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference) by calling the imginfo command with a crafted BMP image. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2016-8690.
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NVD severitymedium

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
jasper (PTS)jessie, jessie (lts)1.900.1-debian1-2.4+deb8u11fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
jaspersource(unstable)(not affected)

Notes

- jasper <not-affected> (Incomplete fix for CVE-2016-8690 not applied)
https://blogs.gentoo.org/ago/2016/10/18/jasper-two-null-pointer-dereference-in-bmp_getdata-bmp_dec-c-incomplete-fix-for-cve-2016-8690
Fixed by https://github.com/mdadams/jasper/commit/5d66894d2313e3f3469f19066e149e08ff076698

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