SuSE 11.2 / 11.3 Security Update : libtiff (SAT Patch Numbers 8384 / 8385)

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 tiff update fixes several security issues.

- tiff: buffer overflows/use after free problem.
(bnc#834477: CVE-2013-4232 / CVE-2013-4231)

- libtiff (gif2tiff): heap-based buffer overflow in
readgifimage(). (bnc#834779: CVE-2013-4243)

- libtiff (gif2tiff): OOB Write in LZW decompressor.
(bnc#834788: CVE-2013-4244)

See also :

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=834477
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=834779
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=834788
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-4231.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-4232.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-4243.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-4244.html

Solution :

Apply SAT patch number 8384 / 8385 as appropriate.

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: 70794 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-4231
CVE-2013-4232
CVE-2013-4243
CVE-2013-4244

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