Fedora 17 : libtiff-3.9.7-1.fc17 (2012-20446)

This script is Copyright (C) 2012-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

- Update to libtiff 3.9.7 (includes previously-added
security fixes)

- Add patches for CVE-2012-4447, CVE-2012-4564,
CVE-2012-5581

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=837577
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=860198
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=867235
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=871700
http://www.nessus.org/u?fb2e235a

Solution :

Update the affected libtiff package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.9
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 63363 ()

Bugtraq ID: 54601
55673
56372
56715

CVE ID: CVE-2012-3401
CVE-2012-4447
CVE-2012-4564
CVE-2012-5581

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