How to Buy
This script is Copyright (C) 2006-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200607-03
(libTIFF: Multiple buffer overflows)
A buffer overflow has been found in the t2p_write_pdf_string function
in tiff2pdf, which can been triggered with a TIFF file containing a
DocumentName tag with UTF-8 characters. An additional buffer overflow
has been found in the handling of the parameters in tiffsplit.
A remote attacker could entice a user to load a specially crafted TIFF
file, resulting in the possible execution of arbitrary code.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All libTIFF users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-libs/tiff-3.8.2-r1'
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 22010 (gentoo_GLSA-200607-03.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2006-2193CVE-2006-2656
Get Nessus Professional to scan unlimited IPs, run compliance checks & more
The cookie settings on this website are set to 'allow all cookies' to give you the very best website experience. If you continue without changing these settings, you consent to this - but if you want, you can opt out of all cookies by clicking below.