Scientific Linux Security Update : libjpeg on SL5.x i386/x86_64 (20131210)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 71338

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VPR Score: 1.4


The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


An uninitialized memory read issue was found in the way libjpeg decoded images with missing Start Of Scan (SOS) JPEG markers. A remote attacker could create a specially crafted JPEG image that, when decoded, could possibly lead to a disclosure of potentially sensitive information. (CVE-2013-6629)


Update the affected libjpeg, libjpeg-debuginfo and / or libjpeg-devel packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 71338

File Name: sl_20131210_libjpeg_on_SL5_x.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2013/12/11

Updated: 2020/03/12

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 1.4

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:libjpeg, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:libjpeg-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:libjpeg-devel, x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2013/12/10

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2013/11/19

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-6629