GLSA-202210-36 : libjxl: Denial of Service

medium Nessus Plugin ID 166746


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-202210-36 (libjxl: Denial of Service)

- libjxl 0.6.1 has an assertion failure in LowMemoryRenderPipeline::Init() in render_pipeline/ (CVE-2022-34000)

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


All users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose >=media-libs/libjxl-0.7.0_pre20220825

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 166746

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-202210-36.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Published: 10/31/2022

Updated: 10/31/2022

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4


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-2022-34000


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:gentoo:linux:libjxl, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 10/31/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/19/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2022-34000