USN-501-2: Ghostscript vulnerability
22 October 2007
USN-501-1 fixed vulnerabilities in Jasper. This update provides the
corresponding update for the Jasper internal to Ghostscript.
Original advisory details:
It was discovered that Jasper did not correctly handle corrupted JPEG2000
images. By tricking a user into opening a specially crafted JPG, a
remote attacker could cause the application using libjasper to crash,
resulting in a denial of service.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
In general, a standard system upgrade is sufficient to effect the
- USN-501-1: libjasper-1.701-1