Ubuntu 12.04 LTS : tiff vulnerabilities (USN-3212-3)

high Nessus Plugin ID 101833
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VPR Score: 5.9

Synopsis

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

Description

USN-3212-1 and USN-3212-2 fixed a vulnerabilitiy in LibTIFF. This update provides a subset of corresponding update for Ubuntu 12.04 ESM.

It was 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.

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 libtiff-tools and / or libtiff4 packages.

See Also

https://usn.ubuntu.com/3212-3/

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 101833

File Name: ubuntu_USN-3212-3.nasl

Version: 3.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 7/20/2017

Updated: 9/18/2019

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 5.9

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libtiff-tools, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libtiff4, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:12.04:-:lts

Required KB Items: Host/cpu, Host/Ubuntu, Host/Ubuntu/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 7/19/2017

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/8/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-7554, CVE-2015-8668, CVE-2016-10092, CVE-2016-3623, CVE-2016-3624, CVE-2016-3632, CVE-2016-3990, CVE-2016-3991, CVE-2016-5321, CVE-2016-5322, CVE-2016-8331, CVE-2016-9453, CVE-2016-9533, CVE-2016-9534, CVE-2016-9536, CVE-2016-9537

USN: 3212-3