FreeBSD : tiff -- buffer overflow vulnerability (313da7dc-763b-11df-bcce-0018f3e2eb82)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 46876


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


Kevin Finisterre reports :

Multiple integer overflows in the handling of TIFF files may result in a heap buffer overflow. Opening a maliciously crafted TIFF file may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution. The issues are addressed through improved bounds checking.
Credit to Kevin Finisterre of for reporting these issues.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 46876

File Name: freebsd_pkg_313da7dc763b11dfbcce0018f3e2eb82.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.7 $

Type: local

Published: 2010/06/14

Modified: 2013/06/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:linux-tiff, 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: 2010/06/12

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2010/04/15

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-1411