Oracle Linux 8 : libwmf (ELSA-2019-2722)

High Nessus Plugin ID 128847


The remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


From Red Hat Security Advisory 2019:2722 :

An update for libwmf is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Low. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from the CVE link (s) in the References section.

The libwmf packages provide a library for reading and converting Windows Metafile Format (WMF) vector graphics. The library is used by applications such as GIMP and ImageMagick.

Security Fix(es) :

* gd: double free in the gdImage*Ptr in gd_gif_out.c, gd_jpeg.c, and gd_wbmp.c (CVE-2019-6978)

For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section.


Update the affected libwmf packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 128847

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2019-2722.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2019/09/16

Updated: 2019/12/27

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:oracle:linux:libwmf, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:libwmf-devel, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:libwmf-lite, cpe:/o:oracle:linux:8

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2019/09/12

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2019/01/28

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-6978

RHSA: 2019:2722