Ubuntu 10.04 LTS / 12.04 LTS / 14.04 LTS / 14.10 : tiff vulnerabilities (USN-2553-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2015-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2015-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

William Robinet discovered that LibTIFF incorrectly handled certain
malformed images. If a user or automated system were tricked into
opening a specially crafted image, a remote attacker could crash the
application, leading to a denial of service, or possibly execute
arbitrary code with user privileges. (CVE-2014-8127, CVE-2014-8128,
CVE-2014-8129, CVE-2014-8130)

Paris Zoumpouloglou discovered that LibTIFF incorrectly handled
certain malformed BMP images. If a user or automated system were
tricked into opening a specially crafted BMP image, a remote attacker
could crash the application, leading to a denial of service.
(CVE-2014-9330)

Michal Zalewski discovered that LibTIFF incorrectly handled certain
malformed images. If a user or automated system were tricked into
opening a specially crafted image, a remote attacker could crash the
application, leading to a denial of service, or possibly execute
arbitrary code with user privileges. (CVE-2014-9655).

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

Solution :

Update the affected libtiff4 and / or libtiff5 packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 82497 ()

Bugtraq ID: 71789
72323
72326
72352
72353
73441

CVE ID: CVE-2014-8127
CVE-2014-8128
CVE-2014-8129
CVE-2014-8130
CVE-2014-9330
CVE-2014-9655

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