SUSE SLES12 Security Update : libjpeg-turbo (SUSE-SU-2022:3475-1)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 165609



The remote SUSE host is missing a security update.


The remote SUSE Linux SLES12 host has packages installed that are affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the SUSE- SU-2022:3475-1 advisory.

- A crafted input file could cause a null pointer dereference in jcopy_sample_rows() when processed by libjpeg-turbo. (CVE-2020-35538)

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 packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 165609

File Name: suse_SU-2022-3475-1.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 10/1/2022

Updated: 10/1/2022

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

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


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-2020-35538


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.5

Temporal Score: 4.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/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:novell:suse_linux:libjpeg-turbo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libjpeg62, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libjpeg62-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libjpeg62-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libjpeg62-turbo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libjpeg8, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libjpeg8-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libjpeg8-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libturbojpeg0, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:12

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 9/30/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/31/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-35538

SuSE: SUSE-SU-2022:3475-1