Bug 1388870 (CVE-2016-8883) - CVE-2016-8883 jasper: reachable asserts in jpc_dec_tiledecode()
Summary: CVE-2016-8883 jasper: reachable asserts in jpc_dec_tiledecode()
Alias: CVE-2016-8883
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
QA Contact:
Whiteboard: impact=low,public=20161017,reported=2...
Depends On: 1388873 1388874 1388875 1388876 1439171 1439172 1439173 1439174
Blocks: 1314477
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2016-10-26 10:43 UTC by Adam Mariš
Modified: 2019-06-08 21:32 UTC (History)
26 users (show)

Fixed In Version: jasper 1.900.8
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Last Closed: 2017-05-09 21:45:21 UTC

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System ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2017:1208 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Important: jasper security update 2017-05-09 21:13:57 UTC

Description Adam Mariš 2016-10-26 10:43:05 UTC
An assert that can be triggered by crafted input file was found in jpc_dec_tiledecode().

Upstream patch:


CVE assignment:


Comment 1 Adam Mariš 2016-10-26 10:50:20 UTC
Created mingw-jasper tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1388874]
Affects: epel-7 [bug 1388876]

Comment 2 Adam Mariš 2016-10-26 10:50:36 UTC
Created jasper tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1388873]
Affects: epel-5 [bug 1388875]

Comment 3 Tomas Hoger 2016-11-29 13:46:29 UTC
Upstream bug report, including test case:


Comment 5 Tomas Hoger 2016-11-29 13:51:42 UTC
Impact of this problem is limited to unexpected application termination.  There is currently no plan to backport the fix to already released Red Hat Enterprise Linux versions.

Comment 6 Tomas Hoger 2017-03-31 20:01:46 UTC
Re-considering inclusion for easier future testing.

Comment 8 errata-xmlrpc 2017-05-09 17:18:07 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7

Via RHSA-2017:1208 https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:1208

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