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

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2011-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2011-2016 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).

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

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

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