Amazon Linux AMI : libjpeg-turbo (ALAS-2019-1286)

high Nessus Plugin ID 129013
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Synopsis

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

Description

The cjpeg utility in libjpeg allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and application crash) or execute arbitrary code via a crafted file.(CVE-2016-3616)

libjpeg 9c has a large loop because read_pixel in rdtarga.c mishandles EOF.(CVE-2018-11813)

An out-of-bounds read vulnerability has been discovered in libjpeg-turbo when reading one row of pixels of a PPM file. An attacker could use this flaw to crash the application and cause a denial of service.(CVE-2018-11214)

An out-of-bound read vulnerability has been discovered in libjpeg-turbo when reading one row of pixels of a PGM file. An attacker could use this flaw to crash the application and cause a denial of service.(CVE-2018-11213)

get_8bit_row in rdbmp.c in libjpeg-turbo through 1.5.90 and MozJPEG through 3.3.1 allows attackers to cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer over-read and application crash) via a crafted 8-bit BMP in which one or more of the color indices is out of range for the number of palette entries.(CVE-2018-14498)

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)

Solution

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

See Also

https://alas.aws.amazon.com/ALAS-2019-1286.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 129013

File Name: ala_ALAS-2019-1286.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 9/19/2019

Updated: 12/27/2019

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 7.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:o:amazon:linux:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:amazon:linux:libjpeg-turbo:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:amazon:linux:libjpeg-turbo-debuginfo:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:amazon:linux:libjpeg-turbo-devel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:amazon:linux:libjpeg-turbo-static:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:amazon:linux:libjpeg-turbo-utils:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:amazon:linux:turbojpeg:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:amazon:linux:turbojpeg-devel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 9/18/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/13/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-11212, CVE-2018-11813, CVE-2018-14498, CVE-2016-3616, CVE-2018-11213, CVE-2018-11214

ALAS: 2019-1286