SuSE 10 Security Update : libtiff (ZYPP Patch Number 8230)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 60152


The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.


This update of tiff fixes a heap-based buffer overflow that could have caused a crash or potentially allowed attackers to execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2012-3401)


Apply ZYPP patch number 8230.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 60152

File Name: suse_libtiff-8230.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.2 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/07/30

Modified: 2012/08/15

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: cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2012/07/20

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-3401