Oracle Linux 8 : libtiff (ELSA-2020-4634)

high Nessus Plugin ID 142749

Synopsis

The remote Oracle Linux host is missing a security update.

Description

The remote Oracle Linux 8 host has packages installed that are affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the ELSA-2020-4634 advisory.

- tif_getimage.c in LibTIFF through 4.0.10, as used in GDAL through 3.0.1 and other products, has an integer overflow that potentially causes a heap-based buffer overflow via a crafted RGBA image, related to a Negative-size-param condition. (CVE-2019-17546)

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.

Solution

Update the affected libtiff, libtiff-devel and / or libtiff-tools packages.

See Also

https://linux.oracle.com/errata/ELSA-2020-4634.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 142749

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2020-4634.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 11/12/2020

Updated: 11/13/2020

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-17546

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

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

CVSS v3

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: cpe:/o:oracle:linux:8, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:libtiff, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:libtiff-devel, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:libtiff-tools

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/10/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/14/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-17546