AlmaLinux 8 : libjpeg-turbo (ALSA-2019:3705)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 157476

Synopsis

The remote AlmaLinux host is missing a security update.

Description

The remote AlmaLinux 8 host has a package installed that is affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the ALSA-2019:3705 advisory.

- 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)

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

Solution

Update the affected turbojpeg-devel package.

See Also

https://errata.almalinux.org/8/ALSA-2019-3705.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 157476

File Name: alma_linux_ALSA-2019-3705.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Published: 2/9/2022

Updated: 2/14/2022

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.2

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2018-14498

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.5

Temporal Score: 5.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:alma:linux:turbojpeg-devel, cpe:/o:alma:linux:8

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/5/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/7/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-14498

ALSA: 2019:3705