CentOS 8 : libtiff (CESA-2022:7585)

high Nessus Plugin ID 167161


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


The remote CentOS Linux 8 host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the CESA-2022:7585 advisory.

- libtiff: Denial of Service via crafted TIFF file (CVE-2022-0561)

- libtiff: Null source pointer lead to Denial of Service via crafted TIFF file (CVE-2022-0562)

- libtiff: reachable assertion (CVE-2022-0865)

- libtiff: heap buffer overflow in extractImageSection (CVE-2022-0891)

- tiff: Null source pointer passed as an argument to memcpy in TIFFFetchNormalTag() in tif_dirread.c (CVE-2022-0908)

- tiff: Divide By Zero error in tiffcrop (CVE-2022-0909)

- libtiff: Out-of-bounds Read error in tiffcp (CVE-2022-0924)

- libtiff: stack-buffer-overflow in tiffcp.c in main() (CVE-2022-1355)

- libtiff: out-of-bounds read in _TIFFmemcpy() in tif_unix.c (CVE-2022-22844)

Note that Nessus has not tested for these issues but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.


Update the affected libtiff, libtiff-devel and / or libtiff-tools packages.

See Also


Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 167161

File Name: centos8_RHSA-2022-7585.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 11/9/2022

Updated: 10/5/2023

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

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.0


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.8

Temporal Score: 4.5

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-0891


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.1

Temporal Score: 6.4

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:P/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/cpu, Host/CentOS/release, Host/CentOS/rpm-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/8/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/10/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2022-0561, CVE-2022-0562, CVE-2022-0865, CVE-2022-0891, CVE-2022-0908, CVE-2022-0909, CVE-2022-0924, CVE-2022-1355, CVE-2022-22844

RHSA: 2022:7585