Debian DSA-4177-1 : libsdl2-image - security update

high Nessus Plugin ID 109219


The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.


Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in the image loading library for Simple DirectMedia Layer 2, which could result in denial of service or the execution of arbitrary code if malformed image files are opened.


Upgrade the libsdl2-image packages.

For the oldstable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in version 2.0.0+dfsg-3+deb8u1.

For the stable distribution (stretch), these problems have been fixed in version 2.0.1+dfsg-2+deb9u1.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 109219

File Name: debian_DSA-4177.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 4/23/2018

Updated: 11/13/2018

Supported Sensors: Agentless Assessment, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libsdl2-image, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:8.0, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:9.0

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

Patch Publication Date: 4/20/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-12122, CVE-2017-14440, CVE-2017-14441, CVE-2017-14442, CVE-2017-14448, CVE-2017-14449, CVE-2017-14450, CVE-2017-2887, CVE-2018-3837, CVE-2018-3838, CVE-2018-3839

DSA: 4177