EulerOS 2.0 SP8 : libtiff (EulerOS-SA-2019-2108)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 130817
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Synopsis

The remote EulerOS host is missing a security update.

Description

According to the version of the libtiff packages installed, the EulerOS installation on the remote host is affected by the following vulnerability :

- _TIFFCheckMalloc and _TIFFCheckRealloc in tif_aux.c in LibTIFF through 4.0.10 mishandle Integer Overflow checks because they rely on compiler behavior that is undefined by the applicable C standards. This can, for example, lead to an application crash.(CVE-2019-14973)

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

Solution

Update the affected libtiff package.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?6bab1b22

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 130817

File Name: EulerOS_SA-2019-2108.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Published: 11/12/2019

Updated: 1/6/2021

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:libtiff, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:libtiff-devel, cpe:/o:huawei:euleros:2.0

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

Excluded KB Items: Host/EulerOS/uvp_version

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 10/27/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-14973