openSUSE Security Update : libtiff-devel (libtiff-devel-507)

High Nessus Plugin ID 40270


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


specially crafted tiff images could lead to allocating large amounts of memory therefore crashing applications that process such files (CVE-2008-1586).


Update the affected libtiff-devel packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 40270

File Name: suse_11_1_libtiff-devel-090205.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.8 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/07/21

Modified: 2014/06/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.1

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libtiff-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libtiff-devel-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libtiff3, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libtiff3-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:tiff, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:11.1

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

Patch Publication Date: 2009/02/05

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-1586

CWE: 399