Debian DSA-3499-1 : pillow - security update

medium Nessus Plugin ID 89005


The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.


Multiple security vulnerabilities have been found in Pillow, a Python imaging library, which may result in denial of service or the execution of arbitrary code if a malformed FLI, PCD or Tiff files is processed.


Upgrade the pillow packages.

For the oldstable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in version 1.1.7-4+deb7u2 of the python-imaging source package.

For the stable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in version 2.6.1-2+deb8u2.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 89005

File Name: debian_DSA-3499.nasl

Version: 2.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2/29/2016

Updated: 1/11/2021

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

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


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:pillow, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:7.0, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:8.0

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

Patch Publication Date: 2/28/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-0740, CVE-2016-0775, CVE-2016-2533

DSA: 3499