CentOS 8 : libtiff (CESA-2019:3419)

high Nessus Plugin ID 145607
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Synopsis

The remote CentOS host is missing a security update.

Description

The remote CentOS Linux 8 host has packages installed that are affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the CESA-2019:3419 advisory.

- libtiff: Heap-based buffer overflow in the cpSeparateBufToContigBuf function resulting in a denial of service or possibly code execution (CVE-2018-12900)

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://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:3419

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 145607

File Name: centos8_RHSA-2019-3419.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/29/2021

Updated: 3/23/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2018-12900

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

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:centos:centos:8, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:libtiff, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:libtiff-devel, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:libtiff-tools

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/5/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/26/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-12900

RHSA: 2019:3419