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Debian Security Advisory DSA 3392-1 (freeimage - 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:N/I:N/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

7 years ago

Modified

Modified

1 year ago

Summary

Pengsu Cheng discovered that FreeImage, a library for graphic image formats, contained multiple integer underflows that could lead to a denial of service: remote attackers were able to trigger a crash by supplying a specially crafted image.

Affected Software

Affected Software

freeimage on Debian Linux

Detection Method

Detection Method

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

Solution

Solution

For the oldstable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in version 3.15.1-1.1. For the stable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in version 3.15.4-4.2. For the testing distribution (stretch) and unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 3.15.4-6. We recommend that you upgrade your freeimage packages.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)