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Debian Security Advisory DSA 4593-1 (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

2 years ago

Modified

Modified

2 years ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update for the 'freeimage' package(s) announced via the DSA-4593-1 advisory.

Insight

Insight

It was found that freeimage, a graphics library, was affected by the following two security issues: CVE-2019-12211 Heap buffer overflow caused by invalid memcpy in PluginTIFF. This flaw might be leveraged by remote attackers to trigger denial of service or any other unspecified impact via crafted TIFF data. CVE-2019-12213 Stack exhaustion caused by unwanted recursion in PluginTIFF. This flaw might be leveraged by remote attackers to trigger denial of service via crafted TIFF data.

Affected Software

Affected Software

'freeimage' package(s) on Debian Linux.

Detection Method

Detection Method

Checks if a vulnerable package version is present on the target host.

Solution

Solution

For the oldstable distribution (stretch), these problems have been fixed in version 3.17.0+ds1-5+deb9u1. For the stable distribution (buster), these problems have been fixed in version 3.18.0+ds2-1+deb10u1. We recommend that you upgrade your freeimage packages.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)