Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : libtiff (MDVSA-2012:054)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 58599

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VPR Score: 5.9

Synopsis

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

Description

A vulnerability has been found and corrected in libtiff :

An integer overflow was discovered in the libtiff/tiff_getimage.c file in the tiff library which could cause execution of arbitrary code using a specially crafted TIFF image file (CVE-2012-1173).

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 58599

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2012-054.nasl

Version: 1.9

Type: local

Published: 2012/04/05

Updated: 2019/08/02

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 5.9

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.9

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

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: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:2010.1, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2011

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: 2012/04/05

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-1173

BID: 52891

MDVSA: 2012:054