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 :

Solution :

Apply SAT patch number 8384 / 8385 as appropriate.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 70794 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-4231

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