High Nessus Plugin ID 24424
SynopsisThe remote host is missing a vendor-supplied security patch
DescriptionThe remote host is missing the patch for the advisory SUSE-SA:2006:044 (libtiff).
This update of libtiff is the result of a source-code audit done by Tavis Ormandy, Google Security Team. It fixes various bugs that can lead to denial-of-service conditions as well as to remote code execution while parsing a tiff image provided by an attacker.