SuSE 11.1 Security Update : libtiff (SAT Patch Number 6106)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 58775


The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.


This update of tiff fixes an issue where specially crafted tiff files could have triggered an integer overflow which would have lead to a heap-based buffer overflow. (CVE-2012-1173)


Apply SAT patch number 6106.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 58775

File Name: suse_11_libtiff-devel-120405.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.3 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/04/18

Modified: 2013/10/25

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:libtiff3, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:libtiff3-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:tiff, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

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

Patch Publication Date: 2012/04/05

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-1173