SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : tiff (SUSE-SU-2018:2836-1)

high Nessus Plugin ID 117698
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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 :

Security issues fixed :

CVE-2018-10779: Fixed a heap-based buffer overflow 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 12-SP3:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP3-2018-1989=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP3-2018-1989=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP3:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP3-2018-1989=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=983440

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?c597fbd0

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 117698

File Name: suse_SU-2018-2836-1.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 9/25/2018

Updated: 1/13/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

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:suse_linux:libtiff5, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libtiff5-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:tiff, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:tiff-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:tiff-debugsource, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:12

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

Patch Publication Date: 9/24/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/20/2017

Reference Information

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