Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : libtiff (MDKSA-2006:082)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 21357


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


Several bugs were discovered in libtiff that can lead to remote Denial of Service attacks. These bugs can only be triggered by a user using an application that uses libtiff to process malformed TIFF images.

The updated packages have been patched to correct these issues.


Update the affected packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 21357

File Name: mandrake_MDKSA-2006-082.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.12 $

Type: local

Published: 2006/05/13

Modified: 2013/05/31

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/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:mandriva:linux:2006, x-cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:le2005

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

Patch Publication Date: 2006/05/03

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-2024, CVE-2006-2025, CVE-2006-2026, CVE-2006-2120

MDKSA: 2006:082

CWE: 119