GLSA-201606-03 : libjpeg-turbo: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201606-03
(libjpeg-turbo: Multiple vulnerabilities)

libjpeg-turbo does not check for certain duplications of component data
during the reading of segments that follow Start Of Scan (SOS) JPEG

Impact :

Remote attackers could obtain sensitive information from uninitialized
memory locations via a crafted JPEG images.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

Solution :

All libjpeg-turbo users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-libs/libjpeg-turbo-1.4.2'

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 91480 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-6629

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