Bug 1396978 (CVE-2016-9396)

Summary: CVE-2016-9396 jasper: reachable assertion in JPC_NOMINALGAIN()
Product: [Other] Security Response Reporter: Adam Mariš <amaris>
Component: vulnerabilityAssignee: Red Hat Product Security <security-response-team>
Status: CLOSED ERRATA QA Contact:
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Version: unspecifiedCC: abhgupta, bmcclain, cfergeau, dblechte, dmcphers, eedri, erik-fedora, jialiu, jokerman, jridky, lmeyer, lsurette, mgoldboi, michal.skrivanek, mike, mmccomas, rdieter, rh-spice-bugs, rjones, slawomir, srevivo, tiwillia, ykaul
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OS: Linux   
Fixed In Version: jasper 2.0.15 Doc Type: If docs needed, set a value
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Last Closed: 2019-06-08 03:02:26 UTC Type: ---
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Bug Depends On: 1396986, 1396987, 1396988, 1396989, 1434464, 1583721, 1583722, 1910575    
Bug Blocks: 1449402    

Description Adam Mariš 2016-11-21 10:20:14 UTC
An assertion failure was possible to trigger in JPC_NOMINALGAIN.

CVE assignment:


Comment 1 Adam Mariš 2016-11-21 10:36:24 UTC
Created mingw-jasper tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1396987]
Affects: epel-7 [bug 1396989]

Comment 2 Adam Mariš 2016-11-21 10:36:43 UTC
Created jasper tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1396986]
Affects: epel-5 [bug 1396988]

Comment 3 Tomas Hoger 2016-12-05 14:33:01 UTC
Original reporter's advisory:


Relevant part of the advisory:

Affected version:

/tmp/portage/media-libs/jasper-1.900.13/work/jasper-1.900.13/src/libjasper/jpc/jpc_t1cod.c:144: int JPC_NOMINALGAIN(int, int, int, int): Assertion `qmfbid == 0x01′ failed.

Commit fix:

Fixed version:



Upstream bug report:


This issue is still not fixed in the current upstream git, i.e. not fixed in the latest tagged version 2.0.4.

Comment 5 Tomas Hoger 2017-03-01 14:23:35 UTC
Remains unfixed in 2.0.11.

Comment 6 Tomas Hoger 2017-12-11 10:38:01 UTC
Fixed now upstream via:


Should be included in the next release, which presumably is going to be 2.0.15.

Comment 8 errata-xmlrpc 2018-10-30 07:54:21 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7

Via RHSA-2018:3253 https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:3253