Scientific Linux Security Update : libjpeg on SL5.x i386/x86_64

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

Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

An uninitialized memory read issue was found in the way libjpeg
decoded images with missing Start Of Scan (SOS) 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. (CVE-2013-6629)

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected libjpeg, libjpeg-debuginfo and / or libjpeg-devel

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 71338 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-6629

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