Scientific Linux Security Update : openjpeg on SL6.x i386/x86_64

High Nessus Plugin ID 71517

Synopsis

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

Description

Multiple heap-based buffer overflow flaws were found in OpenJPEG. An attacker could create a specially crafted OpenJPEG image that, when opened, could cause an application using openjpeg to crash or, possibly, execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running the application. (CVE-2013-6045, CVE-2013-6054)

Multiple denial of service flaws were found in OpenJPEG. An attacker could create a specially crafted OpenJPEG image that, when opened, could cause an application using openjpeg to crash (CVE-2013-1447, CVE-2013-6052)

All running applications using OpenJPEG must be restarted for the update to take effect.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?f06b5c62

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 71517

File Name: sl_20131217_openjpeg_on_SL6_x.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2013/12/18

Updated: 2018/12/31

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

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

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: 2013/12/17

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-1447, CVE-2013-6045, CVE-2013-6052, CVE-2013-6054