Amazon Linux 2 : libjpeg-turbo (ALAS-2019-1198)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 124304
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VPR Score: 3.6


The remote Amazon Linux 2 host is missing a security update.


A divide by zero vulnerability has been discovered in libjpeg-turbo in alloc_sarray function of jmemmgr.c file. An attacker could use this vulnerability to cause a denial of service via a crafted file.(CVE-2018-11212)


Run 'yum update libjpeg-turbo' to update your system.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 124304

File Name: al2_ALAS-2019-1198.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 4/26/2019

Updated: 1/22/2020

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 3.6

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.2

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 6.5

Temporal Score: 5.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:libjpeg-turbo, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:libjpeg-turbo-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:libjpeg-turbo-devel, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:libjpeg-turbo-static, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:libjpeg-turbo-utils, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:turbojpeg, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:turbojpeg-devel, cpe:/o:amazon:linux:2

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 4/26/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/16/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-11212

ALAS: 2019-1198