Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2011-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2011-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
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.
Update the affected libtiff4 package.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.0
Public Exploit Available : false
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 55078 ()
Bugtraq ID: 47338
CVE ID: CVE-2009-5022
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