Scientific Linux Security Update : libjpeg on SL5.x i386/x86_64

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Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

An uninitialized memory read issue was found in the way libjpeg
decoded images with missing Start Of Scan (SOS) 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)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?eb51d1d6

Solution :

Update the affected libjpeg, libjpeg-debuginfo and / or libjpeg-devel
packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 71338 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-6629