CentOS 8 : python-pillow (CESA-2021:4149)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 155033


The remote CentOS host is missing one or more security updates.


The remote CentOS Linux 8 host has a package installed that is affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the CESA-2021:4149 advisory.

- python-pillow: Buffer over-read in PCX image reader (CVE-2020-35653)

- python-pillow: Buffer over-read in SGI RLE image reader (CVE-2020-35655)

- python-pillow: Out-of-bounds read in J2K image reader (CVE-2021-25287, CVE-2021-25288)

- python-pillow: Negative-offset memcpy in TIFF image reader (CVE-2021-25290)

- python-pillow: Regular expression DoS in PDF format parser (CVE-2021-25292)

- python-pillow: Out-of-bounds read in SGI RLE image reader (CVE-2021-25293)

- python-pillow: Excessive memory allocation in BLP image reader (CVE-2021-27921)

- python-pillow: Excessive memory allocation in ICNS image reader (CVE-2021-27922)

- python-pillow: Excessive memory allocation in ICO image reader (CVE-2021-27923)

- python-pillow: Excessive memory allocation in PSD image reader (CVE-2021-28675)

- python-pillow: Infinite loop in FLI image reader (CVE-2021-28676)

- python-pillow: Excessive CPU use in EPS image reader (CVE-2021-28677)

- python-pillow: Excessive looping in BLP image reader (CVE-2021-28678)

- python-pillow: Buffer overflow in image convert function (CVE-2021-34552)

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.


Update the affected python3-pillow package.

See Also


Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 155033

File Name: centos8_RHSA-2021-4149.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 11/11/2021

Updated: 11/11/2021

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Agentless Assessment, Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-34552


Risk Factor: Critical

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: cpe:/o:centos:centos:8-stream, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:python3-pillow

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/9/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/12/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-35653, CVE-2020-35655, CVE-2021-25287, CVE-2021-25288, CVE-2021-25290, CVE-2021-25292, CVE-2021-25293, CVE-2021-27921, CVE-2021-27922, CVE-2021-27923, CVE-2021-28675, CVE-2021-28676, CVE-2021-28677, CVE-2021-28678, CVE-2021-34552

RHSA: 2021:4149