Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : jbigkit (MDVSA-2014:077)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 73489


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


A vulnerability has been discovered and corrected in jbigkit :

Stack-based buffer overflow in the jbg_dec_in function in libjbig/jbig.c in JBIG-KIT before 2.1 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted image file (CVE-2013-6369).

The updated packages for mbs1 have been upgraded to the 2.1 version and the packages for mes5 has been patched to resolve this security flaw.


Update the affected jbigkit, lib64jbig-devel and / or lib64jbig1 packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 73489

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2014-077.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.2 $

Type: local

Published: 2014/04/14

Modified: 2014/04/16

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.9

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:jbigkit, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64jbig-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64jbig1, cpe:/o:mandriva:business_server:1

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2014/04/11

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-6369

BID: 66697

MDVSA: 2014:077