RHEL 8 : libwmf (RHSA-2019:2722)

High Nessus Plugin ID 128852


The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.


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 packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 128852

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2019-2722.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2019/09/16

Updated: 2020/01/30

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:redhat:enterprise_linux:libwmf, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:libwmf-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:libwmf-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:libwmf-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:libwmf-lite, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:libwmf-lite-debuginfo, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:8, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:8.0

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2019/09/10

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2019/01/28

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-6978

RHSA: 2019:2722