SuSE9 Security Update : libtiff (YOU Patch Number 12686)

high Nessus Plugin ID 52710
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The remote SuSE 9 host is missing a security-related patch.


Two buffer overflow have been fixed in libtiff which may be used by an attacker to execute code with the privileges of the user viewing a specially prepared TIFF image :

- vec_ycc_rgb_convert/JPEGDecode. (CVE-2011-0191)

- Fax4Decode. (CVE-2011-0192)


Apply YOU patch number 12686.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 52710

File Name: suse9_12686.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 3/18/2011

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2/28/2011

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-0191, CVE-2011-0192