openSUSE 10 Security Update : tiff (tiff-1594)

This script is Copyright (C) 2007-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update fixes a stack-based buffer overflow in tiffsplit that can
be triggered with long filemanes (CVE-2006-2656) and a buffer overflow
in tiff2pdf. Both tools are not setuid but may be exploited in
conjunction with other applications. Exploitation very unlikely.

Solution :

Update the affected tiff package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 27468 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-2656

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