Ubuntu 10.04 LTS / 12.04 LTS / 12.10 / 13.04 / 13.10 : libjpeg-turbo, libjpeg6b vulnerabilities (USN-2060-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2013-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2013-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

Michal Zalewski discovered that libjpeg and libjpeg-turbo incorrectly
handled certain memory operations. An attacker could use this issue
with a specially crafted JPEG file to possibly expose sensitive
information.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

Solution :

Update the affected libjpeg-turbo8, libjpeg62 and / or libturbojpeg
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 : 4.5
(CVSS2#E:POC/RL:U/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 71563 ()

Bugtraq ID: 63676
63679

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

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