FreeBSD : tiff -- RLE decoder heap overflows (f6680c03-0bd8-11d9-8a8a-000c41e2cdad)

High Nessus Plugin ID 19172


The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.


Chris Evans discovered several heap buffer overflows in libtiff's RLE decoder. These overflows could be triggered by a specially crafted TIFF image file, resulting in an application crash and possibly arbitrary code execution.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 19172

File Name: freebsd_pkg_f6680c030bd811d98a8a000c41e2cdad.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.15 $

Type: local

Published: 2005/07/13

Modified: 2014/08/16

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:freebsd:freebsd:fractorama, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:gdal, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:iv, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:ivtools, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:ja-iv, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:ja-libimg, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:linux-tiff, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:paraview, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:pdflib, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:pdflib-perl, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:tiff, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 2004/10/13

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2004/10/13

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-0803

CERT: 948752