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
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionMichal 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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SolutionUpdate the affected libjpeg-turbo8, libjpeg62 and / or libturbojpeg packages.