Ubuntu 10.04 LTS / 12.04 LTS / 12.10 / 13.04 / 13.10 : libjpeg-turbo, libjpeg6b vulnerabilities (USN-2060-1)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 71563
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Synopsis

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description

Michal Zalewski discovered that libjpeg and libjpeg-turbo incorrectly handled certain memory operations. An attacker could use this issue with a specially crafted JPEG file to possibly expose sensitive information.

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Solution

Update the affected libjpeg-turbo8, libjpeg62 and / or libturbojpeg packages.

See Also

https://usn.ubuntu.com/2060-1/

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 71563

File Name: ubuntu_USN-2060-1.nasl

Version: 1.10

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/20/2013

Updated: 9/19/2019

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 2.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libjpeg-turbo8, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libjpeg62, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libturbojpeg, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:10.04:-:lts, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:12.04:-:lts, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:12.10, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:13.04, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:13.10

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 12/19/2013

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/18/2013

Reference Information

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

BID: 63676, 63679

USN: 2060-1