Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
Eric Soroos discovered that the Python Imaging Library incorrectly
handled certain malformed FLI or PhotoCD files. A remote attacker
could use this issue to cause Python Imaging Library to crash,
resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2016-0775, CVE-2016-2533)
Andrew Drake discovered that the Python Imaging Libray incorrectly
validated input. A remote attacker could use this to cause Python
Imaging Library to crash, resulting in a denial of service.
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.
Update the affected python-imaging package.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
Public Exploit Available : false