GLSA-202104-06 : libTIFF: Multiple vulnerabilities

high Nessus Plugin ID 149228
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Synopsis

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-202104-06 (libTIFF: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in LibTIFF. Please review the referenced CVE identifiers for details.
Impact :

A remote attacker, by enticing the user to process a specially crafted TIFF file, could possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the process, or cause a Denial of Service condition.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

Solution

All LibTIFF users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-libs/tiff-4.2.0'

See Also

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202104-06

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 149228

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-202104-06.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Published: 5/3/2021

Updated: 5/5/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

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: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/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:gentoo:linux:tiff, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 4/30/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/9/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-35521, CVE-2020-35522, CVE-2020-35523, CVE-2020-35524

GLSA: 202104-06