Ubuntu 14.04 LTS / 16.04 LTS / 17.04 : shotwell vulnerability (USN-3379-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 102259


The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.


It was discovered that Shotwell is vulnerable to an information disclosure in the web publishing plugins resulting in potential password and oauth token plaintext transmission.

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 shotwell and / or shotwell-common packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 102259

File Name: ubuntu_USN-3379-1.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.3 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/08/08

Modified: 2018/01/30

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.1

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND


Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.9

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:F/RL:O/RC:X

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:shotwell, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:shotwell-common, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.04, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:16.04, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:17.04

Required KB Items: Host/cpu, Host/Ubuntu, Host/Ubuntu/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2017/08/07

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-1000024

OSVDB: 151358

USN: 3379-1