Oracle Solaris Third-Party Patch Update : libtiff (cve_2012_1173_numeric_errors)

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Synopsis :

The remote Solaris system is missing a security patch for third-party
software.

Description :

The remote Solaris system is missing necessary patches to address
security updates :

- Multiple integer overflows in tiff_getimage.c in LibTIFF
3.9.4 allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code
via a crafted tile size in a TIFF file, which is not
properly handled by the (1) gtTileSeparate or (2)
gtStripSeparate function, leading to a heap-based buffer
overflow. (CVE-2012-1173)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?b5f8def1
http://www.nessus.org/u?f8956746

Solution :

Upgrade to Solaris 11/11 SRU 8.5.

Risk factor :

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

Family: Solaris Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 80679 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-1173

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