Ubuntu 14.04 LTS / 16.04 LTS / 17.04 : gdk-pixbuf vulnerabilities (USN-3418-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2017 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

It was discovered that the GDK-PixBuf library did not properly handle
certain jpeg images. If an user or automated system were tricked into
opening a specially crafted jpeg file, a remote attacker could use
this flaw to cause GDK-PixBuf to crash, resulting in a denial of
service, or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2017-2862)

It was discovered that the GDK-PixBuf library did not properly handle
certain tiff images. If an user or automated system were tricked into
opening a specially crafted tiff file, a remote attacker could use
this flaw to cause GDK-PixBuf to crash, resulting in a denial of
service, or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2017-2870)

Ariel Zelivansky discovered that the GDK-PixBuf library did not
properly handle printing certain error messages. If an user or
automated system were tricked into opening a specially crafted image
file, a remote attacker could use this flaw to cause GDK-PixBuf to
crash, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2017-6311).

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 libgdk-pixbuf2.0-0 package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.8
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:U/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 103320 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-2862
CVE-2017-2870
CVE-2017-6311

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