Amazon Linux AMI : libwmf (ALAS-2019-1174)

High Nessus Plugin ID 123083


The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.


The GD Graphics Library (aka LibGD) has a double free in the gdImage*Ptr() functions in gd_gif_out.c, gd_jpeg.c, and gd_wbmp.c.
NOTE: PHP is unaffected. (CVE-2019-6978)


Run 'yum update libwmf' to update your system.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 123083

File Name: ala_ALAS-2019-1174.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2019/03/26

Updated: 2020/02/03

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:libwmf, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:libwmf-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:libwmf-devel, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:libwmf-lite, cpe:/o:amazon:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/AmazonLinux/release, Host/AmazonLinux/rpm-list

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2019/03/25

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2019/01/28

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-6978

ALAS: 2019-1174