SUSE SLED15 / SLES15 Security Update : tiff (SUSE-SU-2018:1889-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 120035

Synopsis

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

Description

This update for tiff fixes the following security issues: These security issues were fixed :

- CVE-2017-18013: Fixed a NULL pointer dereference in the tif_print.cTIFFPrintDirectory function that could have lead to denial of service (bsc#1074317).

- CVE-2018-10963: Fixed an assertion failure in the TIFFWriteDirectorySec() function in tif_dirwrite.c, which allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service via a crafted file (bsc#1092949).

- CVE-2018-7456: Prevent a NULL pointer dereference in the function TIFFPrintDirectory when using the tiffinfo tool to print crafted TIFF information, a different vulnerability than CVE-2017-18013 (bsc#1082825).

- CVE-2017-11613: Prevent denial of service in the TIFFOpen function. During the TIFFOpen process, td_imagelength is not checked. The value of td_imagelength can be directly controlled by an input file. In the ChopUpSingleUncompressedStrip function, the
_TIFFCheckMalloc function is called based on td_imagelength. If the value of td_imagelength is set close to the amount of system memory, it will hang the system or trigger the OOM killer (bsc#1082332).

- CVE-2018-8905: Prevent heap-based buffer overflow in the function LZWDecodeCompat via a crafted TIFF file (bsc#1086408).

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 Module for Desktop Applications 15:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Desktop-Applications-15-2018-1279=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Basesystem-15-2018-1279=1

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1074317

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1082332

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1082825

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1086408

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1092949

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-11613/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-18013/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-10963/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-7456/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-8905/

http://www.nessus.org/u?08282f1f

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 120035

File Name: suse_SU-2018-1889-1.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2019/01/02

Updated: 2019/09/10

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:suse_linux:libtiff-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libtiff5, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libtiff5-32bit-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libtiff5-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:tiff-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:tiff-debugsource, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:15

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/07/05

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2017/07/26

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-11613, CVE-2017-18013, CVE-2018-10963, CVE-2018-7456, CVE-2018-8905