Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2012-2014 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2012-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
It was discovered that LibTIFF incorrectly handled certain malformed
images using the DOTRANGE tag. 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 libtiff4 package.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.9
Public Exploit Available : false
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 63164 ()
Bugtraq ID: 56715
CVE ID: CVE-2012-5581
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