RHEL 6 : libjpeg-turbo (RHSA-2013:1803)

This script is Copyright (C) 2013-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

Updated libjpeg-turbo packages that fix two security issues are now
available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.

The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having
moderate security impact. Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS)
base scores, which give detailed severity ratings, are available for
each vulnerability from the CVE links in the References section.

The libjpeg-turbo package contains a library of functions for
manipulating JPEG images. It also contains simple client programs for
accessing the libjpeg functions.

An uninitialized memory read issue was found in the way libjpeg-turbo
decoded images with missing Start Of Scan (SOS) JPEG markers or Define
Huffman Table (DHT) JPEG markers. A remote attacker could create a
specially crafted JPEG image that, when decoded, could possibly lead
to a disclosure of potentially sensitive information. (CVE-2013-6629,
CVE-2013-6630)

All libjpeg-turbo users are advised to upgrade to these updated
packages, which contain backported patches to correct these issues.

See also :

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2013-6629.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2013-6630.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-1803.html

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Red Hat Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 71290 ()

Bugtraq ID: 63676
63679

CVE ID: CVE-2013-6629
CVE-2013-6630