FreeBSD : libtiff -- Improper Input Validation (9b5a905f-e556-452f-a00c-8f070a086181)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 103761

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VPR Score: 3.6

Synopsis

The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.

Description

libtiff developers report :

There is a reachable assertion abort in the function TIFFWriteDirectoryTagSubifd() in LibTIFF 4.0.8, related to tif_dirwrite.c and a SubIFD tag. A crafted input will lead to a remote denial of service attack.

There is a reachable assertion abort in the function TIFFWriteDirectorySec() in LibTIFF 4.0.8, related to tif_dirwrite.c and a SubIFD tag. A crafted input will lead to a remote denial of service attack.

Solution

Update the affected package.

See Also

http://bugzilla.maptools.org/show_bug.cgi?id=2727

http://bugzilla.maptools.org/show_bug.cgi?id=2728

https://www.securityfocus.com/bid/100524

http://www.nessus.org/u?57e4442c

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 103761

File Name: freebsd_pkg_9b5a905fe556452fa00c8f070a086181.nasl

Version: 3.5

Type: local

Published: 10/11/2017

Updated: 1/4/2021

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 3.6

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.3

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 6.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:libtiff, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 10/10/2017

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/29/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-13726, CVE-2017-13727