Debian LTS Advisory ([SECURITY] [DLA 2043-1] gdk-pixbuf security update)

Published: 2019-12-20 03:00:11
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

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

Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'gdk-pixbuf' Linux Distribution Package(s) announced via the DSA-2043-1 advisory.

Detection Method:
Checks if a vulnerable Linux Distribution Package version is present on the target host.

Technical Details:
Several issues in gdk-pixbuf, a library to handle pixbuf, have been found. CVE-2016-6352 fix for denial of service (out-of-bounds write and crash) via crafted dimensions in an ICO file CVE-2017-2870 Fix for an exploitable integer overflow vulnerability in the tiff_image_parse functionality. When software is compiled with clang, A specially crafted tiff file can cause a heap-overflow resulting in remote code execution. Debian Linux Distribution Package is compiled with gcc and is not affected, but probably some downstream is. CVE-2017-6312 Fix for an integer overflow in io-ico.c that allows attackers to cause a denial of service (segmentation fault and application crash) via a crafted image CVE-2017-6313 Fix for an integer underflow in the load_resources function in io-icns.c that allows attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read and program crash) via a crafted image entry size in an ICO file CVE-2017-6314 Fix for an infinite loop in the make_available_at_least function in io-tiff.c that allows attackers to cause a denial of service via a large TIFF file.

Affected Versions:
'gdk-pixbuf' Linux Distribution Package(s) on Debian Linux.

Recommendations:
For Debian 8 'Jessie', these problems have been fixed in version 2.31.1-2+deb8u8. We recommend that you upgrade your gdk-pixbuf Linux Distribution Packages.

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2016-6352
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-2870
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-6312
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-6313
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-6314

References:

https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2019/12/msg00025.html
https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/DLA-2043-1

Severity
Medium
CVSS Score
6.8
Published
2019-12-20
Modified
2019-12-20
Category
Debian Local Security Checks

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