Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : libtiff (MDKSA-2004:109)

High Nessus Plugin ID 15523


The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in the libtiff package :

Chris Evans discovered several problems in the RLE (run length encoding) decoders that could lead to arbitrary code execution.

Matthias Clasen discovered a division by zero through an integer overflow. (CVE-2004-0804)

Dmitry V. Levin discovered several integer overflows that caused malloc issues which can result to either plain crash or memory corruption. (CVE-2004-0886)


Update the affected packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 15523

File Name: mandrake_MDKSA-2004-109.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.15 $

Type: local

Published: 2004/10/20

Modified: 2013/05/31

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64tiff3, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64tiff3-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64tiff3-static-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libtiff-progs, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libtiff3, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libtiff3-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libtiff3-static-devel, cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:10.0, cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:10.1, cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:9.2

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

Patch Publication Date: 2004/10/19

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-0803, CVE-2004-0804, CVE-2004-0886

MDKSA: 2004:109