Ubuntu 20.04 LTS : Pillow vulnerability (USN-6744-2)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 193702

Synopsis

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security update.

Description

The remote Ubuntu 20.04 LTS host has packages installed that are affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the USN-6744-2 advisory.

- In _imagingcms.c in Pillow before 10.3.0, a buffer overflow exists because strcpy is used instead of strncpy. (CVE-2024-28219)

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 python-pil and / or python-pil.imagetk packages.

See Also

https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-6744-2

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 193702

File Name: ubuntu_USN-6744-2.nasl

Version: 1.0

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 4/23/2024

Updated: 4/23/2024

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: Medium

Base Score: 6.1

Temporal Score: 4.5

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2024-28219

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.7

Temporal Score: 5.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:R/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:canonical:ubuntu_linux:python-pil, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:python-pil.imagetk, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:20.04:-:lts

Required KB Items: Host/cpu, Host/Ubuntu, Host/Ubuntu/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 4/22/2024

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/2/2024

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2024-28219

USN: 6744-2