CentOS 7 : compat-libtiff3 (CESA-2019:2051)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 128341
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Synopsis

The remote CentOS host is missing a security update.

Description

An update for compat-libtiff3 is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Low. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from the CVE link (s) in the References section.

The compat-libtiff3 package provides libtiff 3, an older version of libtiff library for manipulating TIFF (Tagged Image File Format) image format files.

Security Fix(es) :

* libtiff: NULL pointer dereference in tif_print.c:TIFFPrintDirectory() causes a denial of service (CVE-2018-7456)

For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section.

Additional Changes :

For detailed information on changes in this release, see the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.7 Release Notes linked from the References section.

Solution

Update the affected compat-libtiff3 package.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?64e5b746

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 128341

File Name: centos_RHSA-2019-2051.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 8/30/2019

Updated: 12/31/2019

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2018-7456

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.2

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.5

Temporal Score: 5.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:o:centos:centos:7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:centos:centos:compat-libtiff3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 8/29/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/24/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-7456

RHSA: 2019:2051