Slackware 10.0 / 10.1 / 10.2 / 9.0 / 9.1 / current : libtiff (SSA:2006-230-01)

High Nessus Plugin ID 22236


The remote Slackware host is missing a security update.


New libtiff packages are available for Slackware 9.0, 9.1, 10.0, 10.1, 10.2, and -current to fix security issues. These issues could be used to crash programs linked to libtiff or possibly to execute code as the program's user. Thanks to Tavis Ormandy and the Google Security Team.


Update the affected libtiff package.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 22236

File Name: Slackware_SSA_2006-230-01.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.16 $

Type: local

Published: 2006/08/21

Modified: 2016/09/26

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.8

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:H/RL:OF/RC:ND

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:slackware:slackware_linux:libtiff, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:10.0, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:10.1, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:10.2, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:9.0, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:9.1

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Slackware/release, Host/Slackware/packages

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2006/08/18

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2006/08/02

Exploitable With

Metasploit (Apple iOS MobileMail LibTIFF Buffer Overflow)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-3459, CVE-2006-3460, CVE-2006-3461, CVE-2006-3462, CVE-2006-3463, CVE-2006-3464, CVE-2006-3465

BID: 19287

OSVDB: 27723, 27724, 27725, 27726, 27727, 27728, 27729

SSA: 2006-230-01

CWE: 189