Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : libtiff (MDVSA-2011:043)

high Nessus Plugin ID 52592


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


A buffer overflow was discovered in libtiff which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (application crash) via a crafted TIFF image with CCITT Group 4 encoding (CVE-2011-0192).

Additionally it was discovered that the fixes for CVE-2009-2347 and CVE-2010-2065 were incomplete for Mandriva Linux 2010.0 and 2010.2 and being resolved as well.

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The updated packages have been patched to correct these issues.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 52592

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2011-043.nasl

Version: 1.13

Type: local

Published: 3/9/2011

Updated: 1/6/2021

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 8.1

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A: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:lib64tiff3-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64tiff3-static-devel, 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, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libtiff3-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libtiff3-static-devel, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2009.0, 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 Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/8/2011

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-2347, CVE-2010-2065, CVE-2011-0192

BID: 35652, 41011, 46658

CWE: 189

MDVSA: 2011:043