Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : libjpeg (MDVSA-2013:044)

This script is Copyright (C) 2013-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

A vulnerability has been discovered and corrected in libjpeg :

A Heap-based buffer overflow was found in the way libjpeg-turbo
decompressed certain corrupt JPEG images in which the component count
was erroneously set to a large value. An attacker could create a
specially crafted JPEG image that, when opened, could cause an
application using libpng to crash or, possibly, execute arbitrary code
with the privileges of the user running the application
(CVE-2012-2806).

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.9
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 66058 ()

Bugtraq ID: 54480

CVE ID: CVE-2012-2806

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