Amazon Linux AMI : libjpeg-turbo (ALAS-2013-267)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 71579
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The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.


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)


Run 'yum update libjpeg-turbo' to update your system.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 71579

File Name: ala_ALAS-2013-267.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/23/2013

Updated: 4/18/2018

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 2.7


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:libjpeg-turbo, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:libjpeg-turbo-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:libjpeg-turbo-devel, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:libjpeg-turbo-static, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:libjpeg-turbo-utils, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:turbojpeg, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:turbojpeg-devel, cpe:/o:amazon:linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 12/17/2013

Reference Information

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

ALAS: 2013-267

RHSA: 2013:1803