Ubuntu 10.04 LTS / 12.04 LTS / 12.10 / 13.10 : python-imaging vulnerabilities (USN-2168-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2014 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

Jakub Wilk discovered that the Python Imaging Library incorrectly
handled temporary files. A local attacker could possibly use this
issue to overwrite arbitrary files, or gain access to temporary file
contents. (CVE-2014-1932, CVE-2014-1933).

Solution :

Update the affected python-imaging package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.4
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.8
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 73556 ()

Bugtraq ID: 65511
65513

CVE ID: CVE-2014-1932
CVE-2014-1933