openSUSE 10 Security Update : libtiff (libtiff-1907)

High Nessus Plugin ID 27334


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update of libtiff is the result of a source-code audit done by Tavis Ormandy. It fixes various bugs that can lead to denial-of-service conditions as well as to remote code execution while parsing a tiff image. (CVE-2006-3459, CVE-2006-3460, CVE-2006-3461, CVE-2006-3462, CVE-2006-3463, CVE-2006-3464, CVE-2006-3465)

Please restart your applications.


Update the affected libtiff packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 27334

File Name: suse_libtiff-1907.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.13 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2007/10/17

Modified: 2016/09/26

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libtiff, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libtiff-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libtiff-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libtiff-devel-32bit, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:10.1

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2006/07/26

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

CWE: 189