Debian DSA-2447-1 : tiff - integer overflow

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 58608

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VPR Score: 5.9

Synopsis

The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.

Description

Alexander Gavrun discovered an integer overflow in the TIFF library in the parsing of the TileSize entry, which could result in the execution of arbitrary code if a malformed image is opened.

Solution

Upgrade the tiff packages.

For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in version 3.9.4-5+squeeze4.

See Also

https://packages.debian.org/source/squeeze/tiff

https://www.debian.org/security/2012/dsa-2447

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 58608

File Name: debian_DSA-2447.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/04/06

Updated: 2020/03/12

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 5.9

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:tiff, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:6.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Patch Publication Date: 2012/04/04

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-1173

DSA: 2447