Debian DSA-3710-1 : pillow - security update

high Nessus Plugin ID 94738


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


Cris Neckar discovered multiple vulnerabilities in Pillow, a Python imaging library, which may result in the execution of arbitrary code or information disclosure if a malformed image file is processed.


Upgrade the pillow packages.

For the stable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in version 2.6.1-2+deb8u3.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 94738

File Name: debian_DSA-3710.nasl

Version: 2.8

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 11/11/2016

Updated: 1/11/2021

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

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


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.8

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

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

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/10/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-9189, CVE-2016-9190

DSA: 3710