FreeBSD : tiff -- multiple integer overflows (3897a2f8-1d57-11d9-bc4a-000c41e2cdad)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 37929


The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.


Dmitry V. Levin discovered numerous integer overflow bugs in libtiff.
Most of these bugs are related to memory management, and are believed to be exploitable for arbitrary code execution.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 37929

File Name: freebsd_pkg_3897a2f81d5711d9bc4a000c41e2cdad.nasl

Version: 1.14

Type: local

Published: 4/23/2009

Updated: 1/6/2021

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.4


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:fractorama, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:gdal, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:iv, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:ivtools, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:ja-iv, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:ja-libimg, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:linux-tiff, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:paraview, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:pdflib, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:pdflib-perl, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:tiff, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 10/13/2004

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/13/2004

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-0886

CERT: 687568