SuSE 10 Security Update : libtiff (ZYPP Patch Number 1908)

High Nessus Plugin ID 29512


The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.


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.


Apply ZYPP patch number 1908.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 29512

File Name: suse_libtiff-1908.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.15 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2007/12/13

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: cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux

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

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