Ubuntu 6.06 LTS / 8.04 LTS / 9.10 / 10.04 LTS / 10.10 : tiff vulnerabilities (USN-1085-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2011-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2011-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description :

Sauli Pahlman discovered that the TIFF library incorrectly handled
invalid td_stripbytecount fields. If a user or automated system were
tricked into opening a specially crafted TIFF image, a remote attacker
could crash the application, leading to a denial of service. This
issue only affected Ubuntu 10.04 LTS and 10.10. (CVE-2010-2482)

Sauli Pahlman discovered that the TIFF library incorrectly handled
TIFF files with an invalid combination of SamplesPerPixel and
Photometric values. If a user or automated system were tricked into
opening a specially crafted TIFF image, a remote attacker could crash
the application, leading to a denial of service. This issue only
affected Ubuntu 10.10. (CVE-2010-2482)

Nicolae Ghimbovschi discovered that the TIFF library incorrectly
handled invalid ReferenceBlackWhite values. If a user or automated
system were tricked into opening a specially crafted TIFF image, a
remote attacker could crash the application, leading to a denial of
service. (CVE-2010-2595)

Sauli Pahlman discovered that the TIFF library incorrectly handled
certain default fields. If a user or automated system were tricked
into opening a specially crafted TIFF image, a remote attacker could
crash the application, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-2597,
CVE-2010-2598)

It was discovered that the TIFF library incorrectly validated certain
data types. If a user or automated system were tricked into opening a
specially crafted TIFF image, a remote attacker could crash the
application, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-2630)

It was discovered that the TIFF library incorrectly handled
downsampled JPEG data. If a user or automated system were tricked into
opening a specially crafted TIFF image, a remote attacker could
execute arbitrary code with user privileges, or crash the application,
leading to a denial of service. This issue only affected Ubuntu 10.04
LTS and 10.10. (CVE-2010-3087)

It was discovered that the TIFF library incorrectly handled certain
JPEG data. If a user or automated system were tricked into opening a
specially crafted TIFF image, a remote attacker could execute
arbitrary code with user privileges, or crash the application, leading
to a denial of service. This issue only affected Ubuntu 6.06 LTS, 8.04
LTS and 9.10. (CVE-2011-0191)

It was discovered that the TIFF library incorrectly handled certain
TIFF FAX images. If a user or automated system were tricked into
opening a specially crafted TIFF FAX image, a remote attacker could
execute arbitrary code with user privileges, or crash the application,
leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-0191).

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.3
(CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true