SUSE SLES11 Security Update : tiff (SUSE-SU-2018:2676-1)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 117448
New! Plugin Severity Now Using CVSS v3

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Synopsis

The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

This update for tiff fixes the following issues :

The following security vulnerabilities were addressed :

CVE-2015-8668: Fixed a heap-based buffer overflow in the PackBitsPreEncode function in tif_packbits.c in bmp2tiff, which allowed remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service via a large width field in a specially crafted BMP image.
(bsc#960589)

CVE-2018-10779: Fixed a heap-based buffer over-read in TIFFWriteScanline() in tif_write.c (bsc#1092480)

CVE-2017-17942: Fixed a heap-based buffer overflow in the function PackBitsEncode in tif_packbits.c. (bsc#1074186)

CVE-2016-5319: Fixed a beap-based buffer overflow in bmp2tiff (bsc#983440)

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

Solution

To install this SUSE Security Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods like YaST online_update or 'zypper patch'.

Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch sdksp4-tiff-13772=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch slessp4-tiff-13772=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-tiff-13772=1

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1074186

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1092480

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=960589

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=983440

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-8668/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-5319/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-17942/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-10779/

http://www.nessus.org/u?9fd0f0ee

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 117448

File Name: suse_SU-2018-2676-1.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 9/12/2018

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

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:novell:suse_linux:libtiff3, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:tiff, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

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

Patch Publication Date: 9/10/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/8/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-8668, CVE-2016-5319, CVE-2017-17942, CVE-2018-10779