Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : libtiff (MDVSA-2011:064)

High Nessus Plugin ID 53290


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


Multiple vulnerabilities were discovered and corrected in libtiff :

Buffer overflow in LibTIFF allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (application crash) via a crafted TIFF image with JPEG encoding (CVE-2011-0191).

Heap-based buffer overflow in the thunder (aka ThunderScan) decoder in tif_thunder.c in LibTIFF 3.9.4 and earlier allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via crafted THUNDER_2BITDELTAS data in a .tiff file that has an unexpected BitsPerSample value (CVE-2011-1167).

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The updated packages have been patched to correct these issues.


Update the affected packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 53290

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2011-064.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.7 $

Type: local

Published: 2011/04/05

Modified: 2016/05/17

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/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: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 Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2011/04/04

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-0191, CVE-2011-1167

BID: 46657, 46951

MDVSA: 2011:064