Debian DSA-4670-1 : tiff - security update

high Nessus Plugin ID 136127


The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.


Several vulnerabilities have been found in the TIFF library, which may result in denial of service or the execution of arbitrary code if malformed image files are processed.


Upgrade the tiff packages.

For the oldstable distribution (stretch), these problems have been fixed in version 4.0.8-2+deb9u5.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 136127

File Name: debian_DSA-4670.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 4/30/2020

Updated: 5/4/2020

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

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


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 7.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:tiff, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:9.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 4/29/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/26/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-12900, CVE-2018-17000, CVE-2018-17100, CVE-2018-19210, CVE-2019-14973, CVE-2019-17546, CVE-2019-7663

DSA: 4670