RHEL 8 : python-pillow (RHSA-2024:0754)

high Nessus Plugin ID 190331

Synopsis

The remote Red Hat host is missing a security update for python-pillow.

Description

The remote Redhat Enterprise Linux 8 host has packages installed that are affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the RHSA-2024:0754 advisory.

The python-pillow packages contain a Python image processing library that provides extensive file format support, an efficient internal representation, and powerful image-processing capabilities.

Security Fix(es):

* pillow: Arbitrary Code Execution via the environment parameter (CVE-2023-50447)

For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section.

Tenable has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Red Hat Enterprise Linux security advisory.

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 RHEL python-pillow package based on the guidance in RHSA-2024:0754.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?d9d48b6d

https://access.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#important

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=2259479

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2024:0754

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 190331

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2024-0754.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2/9/2024

Updated: 6/3/2024

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

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2023-50447

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.1

Temporal Score: 7.1

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/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: p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:python3-pillow-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:python3-pillow-tk, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_eus:8.8, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:python3-pillow, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:python-pillow, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:python3-pillow-doc

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2/8/2024

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/19/2024

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2023-50447

CWE: 77

RHSA: 2024:0754