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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.844601
Category:Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Title:Ubuntu: Security Advisory for freeimage (USN-4529-1)
Summary:The remote host is missing an update for the 'freeimage'; package(s) announced via the USN-4529-1 advisory.
Description:Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'freeimage'
package(s) announced via the USN-4529-1 advisory.

Vulnerability Insight:
It was discovered that FreeImage incorrectly handled certain memory
operations. If a user were tricked into opening a crafted TIFF file, a
remote attacker could use this issue to cause a heap buffer overflow,
resulting in a denial of service attack. (CVE-2019-12211)

It was discovered that FreeImage incorrectly processed images under
certain circumstances. If a user were tricked into opening a crafted
TIFF file, a remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a
stack exhaustion condition, resulting in a denial of service attack.
(CVE-2019-12213)

Affected Software/OS:
'freeimage' package(s) on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS.

Solution:
Please install the updated package(s).

CVSS Score:
5.0

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

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2019-12211
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2019-12213
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