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Overview

Vulnerability Score 7.2 7.2
CVE Id CVE-2008-3521
Last Modified 07 Aug 2009 01:13:08
Published 02 Oct 2008 02:18:05
Confidentiality Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Integrity Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Availability Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Access Vector LOCAL
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE

CVE-2008-3521

Summary

Race condition in the jas_stream_tmpfile function in libjasper/base/jas_stream.c in JasPer 1.900.1 allows local users to cause a denial of service (program exit) by creating the appropriate tmp.XXXXXXXXXX temporary file, which causes Jasper to exit. NOTE: this was originally reported as a symlink issue, but this was incorrect. NOTE: some vendors dispute the severity of this issue, but it satisfies CVE's requirements for inclusion.

Vulnerable Systems

Application

  • Jasper Project Jasper 1.900.1


References

CONFIRM - https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2008-3521

XF - jasper-jasstreamtmpfile-symlink(45622)

UBUNTU - USN-742-1

BID - 31470

MANDRIVA - MDVSA-2009:164

MANDRIVA - MDVSA-2009:142

SECUNIA - 34391

CONFIRM - http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=222819

CONFIRM - http://bugs.gentoo.org/attachment.cgi?id=163282&action=view

Related Patches

Novell SUSE 2008:5782 jasper security update for SLE 10 i586


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:48:12