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CentOS 6 update for python-imaging



Published: 2020-03-26
Severity High
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE ID CVE-2020-5312
CWE ID CWE-119
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Vendor CentOS Project

Security Advisory

This security advisory describes one high risk vulnerability.

1) Buffer overflow

Severity: High

CVSSv3: 8.5 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C] [PCI]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-5312

CWE-ID: CWE-119 - Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The vulnerability exists in the "libImaging/PcxDecode.c" file due to a boundary error when processing PCX image. A remote attacker can trigger memory corruption and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may result in complete compromise of vulnerable system.

Mitigation

Update the affected packages.

Vulnerable software versions

CentOS: 6

CPE External links

https://lists.centos.org/pipermail/centos-announce/2020-March/035690.html

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.