CentOS 8 : libtiff (CESA-2021:4241)

high Nessus Plugin ID 155063

Synopsis

The remote CentOS host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

The remote CentOS Linux 8 host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the CESA-2021:4241 advisory.

- libtiff: Memory allocation failure in tiff2rgba (CVE-2020-35521, CVE-2020-35522)

- libtiff: Integer overflow in tif_getimage.c (CVE-2020-35523)

- libtiff: Heap-based buffer overflow in TIFF2PDF tool (CVE-2020-35524)

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-2021:4241

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 155063

File Name: centos8_RHSA-2021-4241.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 11/11/2021

Updated: 11/11/2021

Supported Sensors: Agentless Assessment, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure

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 Score Source: CVE-2020-35524

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: cpe:/o:centos:centos:8-stream, 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: 11/9/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/9/2021

Reference Information

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

RHSA: 2021:4241