openSUSE Security Update : libtiff3 (libtiff3-1071)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 40499


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update of libtiff fixes a buffer underflow in LZWDecodeCompat (CVE-2009-2285).


Update the affected libtiff3 packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 40499

File Name: suse_11_0_libtiff3-090703.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.6 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/08/06

Modified: 2014/06/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.3

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libtiff3, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libtiff3-32bit, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:11.0

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

Patch Publication Date: 2009/07/03

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-2285

CWE: 119