Oracle Solaris Third-Party Patch Update : libtiff (cve_2012_5581_denial_of)

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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 :

- Stack-based buffer overflow in tif_dir.c in LibTIFF
before 4.0.2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial
of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code
via a crafted DOTRANGE tag in a TIFF image.
(CVE-2012-5581)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?b5f8def1
https://blogs.oracle.com/sunsecurity/entry/cve_2012_5581_denial_of

Solution :

Upgrade to Solaris 11.1.10.5.0.

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: 80683 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-5581

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