Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : python-imaging (MDVSA-2014:163)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 77642


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


Updated python-imaging packages fix security vulnerability :

The Python Imaging Library is vulnerable to a denial of service attack in the IcnsImagePlugin (CVE-2014-3589).


Update the affected python-imaging and / or python-imaging-devel packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 77642

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2014-163.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Published: 9/12/2014

Updated: 1/6/2021

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:python-imaging, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:python-imaging-devel, cpe:/o:mandriva:business_server:1

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 9/2/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-3589

BID: 69352

MDVSA: 2014:163