SuSE 11.1 Security Update : libtiff (SAT Patch Number 6579)

This script is Copyright (C) 2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

This update of tiff fixes a heap-based buffer overflow that could have
caused a crash or potentially allowed attackers to execute arbitrary
code. (CVE-2012-3401)

See also :

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=770816
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-3401.html

Solution :

Apply SAT patch number 6579.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 64198 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-3401

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