FreeBSD : libjpeg-turbo -- Issue in the PPM reader causing a buffer overrun in cjpeg, TJBench, or the tjLoadImage() function. (23a667c7-0b28-11eb-8834-00155d01f202)

high Nessus Plugin ID 142946


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The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.


libjpeg-turbo releases reports :

This release fixes the following security issue :

- Heap-based buffer over-read in get_rgb_row() in rdppm.c via a malformed PPM input file.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 142946

File Name: freebsd_pkg_23a667c70b2811eb883400155d01f202.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Published: 11/17/2020

Updated: 11/19/2020

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.2


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.8

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

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


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.1

Temporal Score: 7.1

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:libjpeg-turbo, 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: 10/10/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/3/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-13790