SUSE-SA:2005:001: libtiff/tiff

This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote host is missing a vendor-supplied security patch

Description :

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory SUSE-SA:2005:001 (libtiff/tiff).

Libtiff supports reading, writing, and manipulating of TIFF image files.
iDEFENSE reported an integer overflow in libtiff that can be exploited by
specific TIFF images to trigger a heap-based buffer overflow afterwards.

This bug can be used by external attackers to execute arbitrary code
over the network by placing special image files on web-pages and

Additionally a buffer overflow in tiffdump was fixed.

Solution :

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 16305 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2004-1183

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