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Debian LTS Advisory ([SECURITY] [DLA 940-1] sane-backends security update)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

5.0

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

4 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

It was discovered that there was an issue in sane-backends, an API library for scanners. It allowed remote attackers to obtain sensitive memory information via a crafted SANE_NET_CONTROL_OPTION packet.

Affected Software

Affected Software

sane-backends on Debian Linux

Detection Method

Detection Method

This check tests the installed software version using the apt package manager.

Solution

Solution

For Debian 7 'Wheezy', this issue has been fixed in sane-backends version 1.0.22-7.4+deb7u1. We recommend that you upgrade your sane-backends packages.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)