Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : libtiff (MDVSA-2010:190)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 49737


The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


A vulnerability has been found and corrected in libtiff :

libtiff allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted TIFF image (CVE-2010-3087).

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.


Update the affected packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 49737

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2010-190.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.8 $

Type: local

Published: 2010/10/06

Modified: 2013/06/01

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.6

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64tiff-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64tiff-static-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64tiff3, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libtiff-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libtiff-progs, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libtiff-static-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libtiff3, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2010.0, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2010.1

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2010/09/30

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-3087

BID: 43366

MDVSA: 2010:190