FreeBSD : Pillow -- Allocation of resources without limits or throttling (998ca824-ef55-11e9-b81f-3085a9a95629)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 129954


The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.


Mitre reports :

An issue was discovered in Pillow before 6.2.0. When reading specially crafted invalid image files, the library can either allocate very large amounts of memory or take an extremely long period of time to process the image.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 129954

File Name: freebsd_pkg_998ca824ef5511e9b81f3085a9a95629.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Published: 2019/10/16

Updated: 2020/01/17

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-16865

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:py27-pillow, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:py35-pillow, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:py36-pillow, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:py37-pillow, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2019/10/15

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2019/09/24

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-16865