oCERT-2014-012 JasPer input sanitization errors
The JasPer project is an open source implementation for the JPEG-2000 codec.
The library is affected by a double-free vulnerability in function jas_iccattrval_destroy() as well as a heap-based buffer overflow in function jp2_decode().
A specially crafted jp2 file can be used to trigger the vulnerabilities.
JasPer <= 1.900.1
Credit: vulnerability report received from the Google Security Team.
2014-12-10: vulnerability report received
2014-12-10: contacted affected vendors
2014-12-10: assigned CVEs
2014-12-18: patch contributed by Tomas Hoger from Red Hat Product Security
2014-12-18: advisory release