Ubuntu 14.04 LTS : Pillow vulnerabilities (USN-3090-1)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 93775
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Synopsis

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description

It was discovered that a flaw in processing a compressed text chunk in a PNG image could cause the image to have a large size when decompressed, potentially leading to a denial of service.
(CVE-2014-9601)

Andrew Drake discovered that Pillow incorrectly validated input. A remote attacker could use this to cause Pillow to crash, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2014-3589)

Eric Soroos discovered that Pillow incorrectly handled certain malformed FLI, Tiff, and PhotoCD files. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause Pillow to crash, resulting in a denial of service.
(CVE-2016-0740, CVE-2016-0775, CVE-2016-2533).

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

https://usn.ubuntu.com/3090-1/

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 93775

File Name: ubuntu_USN-3090-1.nasl

Version: 2.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 9/28/2016

Updated: 9/18/2019

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.5

Temporal Score: 5.7

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:python-imaging, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:python-pil, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:python3-imaging, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:python3-pil, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.04

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 9/27/2016

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/25/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-3589, CVE-2014-9601, CVE-2016-0740, CVE-2016-0775, CVE-2016-2533

USN: 3090-1