RHEL 9 : libtiff (RHSA-2023:3711)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 177530

Synopsis

The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates for libtiff.

Description

The remote Redhat Enterprise Linux 9 host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the RHSA-2023:3711 advisory.

- processCropSelections in tools/tiffcrop.c in LibTIFF through 4.5.0 has a heap-based buffer overflow (e.g., WRITE of size 307203) via a crafted TIFF image. (CVE-2022-48281)

- LibTIFF 4.4.0 has an out-of-bounds read in tiffcrop in tools/tiffcrop.c:3488, allowing attackers to cause a denial-of-service via a crafted tiff file. For users that compile libtiff from sources, the fix is available with commit afaabc3e. (CVE-2023-0795)

- LibTIFF 4.4.0 has an out-of-bounds read in tiffcrop in tools/tiffcrop.c:3592, allowing attackers to cause a denial-of-service via a crafted tiff file. For users that compile libtiff from sources, the fix is available with commit afaabc3e. (CVE-2023-0796)

- LibTIFF 4.4.0 has an out-of-bounds read in tiffcrop in libtiff/tif_unix.c:368, invoked by tools/tiffcrop.c:2903 and tools/tiffcrop.c:6921, allowing attackers to cause a denial-of-service via a crafted tiff file. For users that compile libtiff from sources, the fix is available with commit afaabc3e.
(CVE-2023-0797)

- LibTIFF 4.4.0 has an out-of-bounds read in tiffcrop in tools/tiffcrop.c:3400, allowing attackers to cause a denial-of-service via a crafted tiff file. For users that compile libtiff from sources, the fix is available with commit afaabc3e. (CVE-2023-0798)

- LibTIFF 4.4.0 has an out-of-bounds read in tiffcrop in tools/tiffcrop.c:3701, allowing attackers to cause a denial-of-service via a crafted tiff file. For users that compile libtiff from sources, the fix is available with commit afaabc3e. (CVE-2023-0799)

- LibTIFF 4.4.0 has an out-of-bounds write in tiffcrop in tools/tiffcrop.c:3502, allowing attackers to cause a denial-of-service via a crafted tiff file. For users that compile libtiff from sources, the fix is available with commit 33aee127. (CVE-2023-0800)

- LibTIFF 4.4.0 has an out-of-bounds write in tiffcrop in libtiff/tif_unix.c:368, invoked by tools/tiffcrop.c:2903 and tools/tiffcrop.c:6778, allowing attackers to cause a denial-of-service via a crafted tiff file. For users that compile libtiff from sources, the fix is available with commit 33aee127.
(CVE-2023-0801)

- LibTIFF 4.4.0 has an out-of-bounds write in tiffcrop in tools/tiffcrop.c:3724, allowing attackers to cause a denial-of-service via a crafted tiff file. For users that compile libtiff from sources, the fix is available with commit 33aee127. (CVE-2023-0802)

- LibTIFF 4.4.0 has an out-of-bounds write in tiffcrop in tools/tiffcrop.c:3516, allowing attackers to cause a denial-of-service via a crafted tiff file. For users that compile libtiff from sources, the fix is available with commit 33aee127. (CVE-2023-0803)

- LibTIFF 4.4.0 has an out-of-bounds write in tiffcrop in tools/tiffcrop.c:3609, allowing attackers to cause a denial-of-service via a crafted tiff file. For users that compile libtiff from sources, the fix is available with commit 33aee127. (CVE-2023-0804)

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

Solution

Update the RHEL libtiff package based on the guidance in RHSA-2023:3711.

See Also

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2022-48281

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2023-0795

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2023-0796

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2023-0797

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2023-0798

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2023-0799

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2023-0800

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2023-0801

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2023-0802

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2023-0803

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2023-0804

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2023:3711

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 177530

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2023-3711.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 6/22/2023

Updated: 1/26/2024

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

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.9

Temporal Score: 3.8

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2023-0804

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.5

Temporal Score: 5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:P/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:9, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_aus:9.2, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_e4s:9.2, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_eus:9.2, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:libtiff, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:libtiff-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:libtiff-tools

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 6/21/2023

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/10/2023

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2022-48281, CVE-2023-0795, CVE-2023-0796, CVE-2023-0797, CVE-2023-0798, CVE-2023-0799, CVE-2023-0800, CVE-2023-0801, CVE-2023-0802, CVE-2023-0803, CVE-2023-0804

CWE: 125, 416, 787

RHSA: 2023:3711