Amazon Linux 2 : compat-libtiff3 (ALAS-2019-1345)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 130598
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Synopsis

The remote Amazon Linux 2 host is missing a security update.

Description

A NULL pointer Dereference occurs in the function TIFFPrintDirectory in tif_print.c in LibTIFF 4.0.9 when using the tiffinfo tool to print crafted TIFF information, a different vulnerability than CVE-2017-18013 . (This affects an earlier part of the TIFFPrintDirectory function that was not addressed by the CVE-2017-18013 patch.)(CVE-2018-7456)

Solution

Run 'yum update compat-libtiff3' to update your system.

See Also

https://alas.aws.amazon.com/AL2/ALAS-2019-1345.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 130598

File Name: al2_ALAS-2019-1345.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 11/7/2019

Updated: 12/17/2019

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

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:amazon:linux:2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:amazon:linux:compat-libtiff3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:amazon:linux:compat-libtiff3-debuginfo:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/7/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/24/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-7456

ALAS: 2019-1345