Rocky Linux 8 : libwebp (RLSA-2023:2076)

high Nessus Plugin ID 176400


The remote Rocky Linux host is missing a security update.


The remote Rocky Linux 8 host has packages installed that are affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the RLSA-2023:2076 advisory.

- A double-free in libwebp could have led to memory corruption and a potentially exploitable crash.

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.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 176400

File Name: rocky_linux_RLSA-2023-2076.nasl

Version: 1.0

Type: local

Published: 5/25/2023

Updated: 5/25/2023

Risk Information


Risk Factor: High

Score: 8.4


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.6

Temporal Score: 5.6

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2023-1999


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:rocky:linux:8, p-cpe:/a:rocky:linux:libwebp, p-cpe:/a:rocky:linux:libwebp-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:rocky:linux:libwebp-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:rocky:linux:libwebp-devel

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 5/25/2023

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/11/2023

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2023-1999