Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2012-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2012-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
Huzaifa Sidhpurwala discovered that the tiff2pdf utility incorrectly
handled certain malformed TIFF images. 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,
or possibly execute arbitrary code with user privileges.
Update the affected libtiff-tools package.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 60078 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2012-3401