Scientific Linux Security Update : libjpeg-turbo on SL6.x i386/x86_64

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

Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

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,

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 71339 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-6629