Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : libtiff (MDVSA-2013:224)

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


Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

Updated libtiff packages fix security vulnerability :

Pedro Ribeiro and Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala discovered multiple
vulnerabilities in various tools shipped by the tiff library.
Processing a malformed file may lead to denial of service or the
execution of arbitrary code (CVE-2013-4244).

See also :

http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2013-0267.html

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

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: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 69548 ()

Bugtraq ID: 62019

CVE ID: CVE-2013-4244

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