GLSA-201709-27 : libTIFF: Multiple vulnerabilities

High Nessus Plugin ID 103486


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


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201709-27 (libTIFF: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in LibTIFF. Please review the referenced CVE identifiers for details.
Impact :

A remote attacker, by enticing the user to process a specially crafted TIFF file, could possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the process, cause a Denial of Service condition, obtain sensitive information, or have other unspecified impacts.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All LibTIFF users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-libs/tiff-4.0.8' Packages which depend on this library may need to be recompiled. Tools such as revdep-rebuild may assist in identifying some of these packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 103486

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201709-27.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.2 $

Type: local

Published: 2017/09/27

Modified: 2017/10/02

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P


Base Score: 9.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:tiff, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Patch Publication Date: 2017/09/26

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-10267, CVE-2016-10268, CVE-2017-5225, CVE-2017-5563, CVE-2017-7592, CVE-2017-7593, CVE-2017-7594, CVE-2017-7595, CVE-2017-7596, CVE-2017-7597, CVE-2017-7598, CVE-2017-7599, CVE-2017-7600, CVE-2017-7601, CVE-2017-7602, CVE-2017-9403

GLSA: 201709-27