Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : libtiff (MDVSA-2012:184)

This script is Copyright (C) 2012-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

A vulnerability was found and corrected in libtiff :

A stack-based buffer overflow was found in the way libtiff handled
DOTRANGE tags. An attacker could use this flaw to create a specially
crafted TIFF file that, when opened, would cause an application linked
against libtiff to crash or, possibly, execute arbitrary code

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.9
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 63344 ()

Bugtraq ID: 56715

CVE ID: CVE-2012-5581

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