Amazon Linux AMI : libjpeg-turbo Information Disclosure Vulnerability (ALAS-2013-267)

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Synopsis :

The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.

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.

See also :

Solution :

Run 'yum update libjpeg-turbo' to update your system.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0

Family: Amazon Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 71579 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-6629