openSUSE Security Update : tiff (openSUSE-2018-443)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 109716

Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

This update for tiff fixes the following issues :

- CVE-2017-9935: There was a heap-based buffer overflow in the t2p_write_pdf function in tools/tiff2pdf.c. This heap overflow could lead to different damages. For example, a crafted TIFF document can lead to an out-of-bounds read in TIFFCleanup, an invalid free in TIFFClose or t2p_free, memory corruption in t2p_readwrite_pdf_image, or a double free in t2p_free.
Given these possibilities, it probably could cause arbitrary code execution (bsc#1046077)

- CVE-2017-17973: There is a heap-based use-after-free in the t2p_writeproc function in tiff2pdf.c. (bsc#1074318)

- CVE-2018-5784: There is an uncontrolled resource consumption in the TIFFSetDirectory function of tif_dir.c. Remote attackers could leverage this vulnerability to cause a denial of service via a crafted tif file. This occurs because the declared number of directory entries is not validated against the actual number of directory entries (bsc#1081690)

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-12:Update update project.

Solution

Update the affected tiff packages.

See Also

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1046077

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1074318

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1081690

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 109716

File Name: openSUSE-2018-443.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/05/11

Updated: 2018/05/11

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 8.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libtiff-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libtiff-devel-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libtiff5, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libtiff5-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libtiff5-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libtiff5-debuginfo-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:tiff, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:tiff-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:tiff-debugsource, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.3

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Patch Publication Date: 2018/05/10

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-17973, CVE-2017-9935, CVE-2018-5784