Ghostscript vulnerability

2007-10-22T00:00:00
ID USN-501-2
Type ubuntu
Reporter Ubuntu
Modified 2007-10-22T00:00:00

Description

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.