Debian dsa-5704 : python-pil-doc - security update

high Nessus Plugin ID 200124


The remote Debian host is missing one or more security-related updates.


The remote Debian 11 / 12 host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the dsa-5704 advisory.

- ------------------------------------------------------------------------- Debian Security Advisory DSA-5704-1 [email protected] Moritz Muehlenhoff June 05, 2024
- -------------------------------------------------------------------------

Package : pillow CVE ID : CVE-2023-44271 CVE-2023-50447 CVE-2024-28219

Multiple security issues were discovered in Pillow, a Python imaging library, which could result in denial of service or the execution of arbitrary code if malformed images are processed.

For the oldstable distribution (bullseye), these problems have been fixed in version 8.1.2+dfsg-0.3+deb11u2.

For the stable distribution (bookworm), these problems have been fixed in version 9.4.0-1.1+deb12u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your pillow packages.

For the detailed security status of pillow please refer to its security tracker page at:

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at:

Mailing list: [email protected]

Tenable has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Debian security advisory.

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


Upgrade the python-pil-doc packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 200124

File Name: debian_DSA-5704.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 6/5/2024

Updated: 6/9/2024

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

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


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


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: cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:11.0, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:python3-pil.imagetk-dbg, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:python3-pil.imagetk, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:python-pil-doc, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:python3-pil-dbg, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:12.0, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:python3-pil

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 6/5/2024

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/3/2023

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2023-44271, CVE-2023-50447, CVE-2024-28219