Scientific Linux Security Update : libjpeg-turbo on SL6.x i386/x86_64

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 71339


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


An uninitialized memory read issue was found in the way libjpeg-turbo decoded images with missing Start Of Scan (SOS) JPEG markers or Define Huffman Table (DHT) 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, CVE-2013-6630)


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 71339

File Name: sl_20131210_libjpeg_turbo_on_SL6_x.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2013/12/11

Modified: 2013/12/11

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: 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

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-6629, CVE-2013-6630