EulerOS 2.0 SP5 : compat-libtiff3 (EulerOS-SA-2021-1671)

high Nessus Plugin ID 148077


The remote EulerOS host is missing a security update.


According to the version of the compat-libtiff3 package installed, the EulerOS installation on the remote host is affected by the following vulnerability :

- LibTIFF version 4.0.7 is vulnerable to a heap-based buffer over-read in tif_lzw.c resulting in DoS or code execution via a crafted bmp image to tools/bmp2tiff.(CVE-2017-5563)

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.


Update the affected compat-libtiff3 package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 148077

File Name: EulerOS_SA-2021-1671.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Published: 3/24/2021

Updated: 3/26/2021

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


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:huawei:euleros:compat-libtiff3, 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: 3/23/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-5563