Scientific Linux Security Update : libtiff on SL3.x, SL4.x, SL5.x i386/x86_64

medium Nessus Plugin ID 60812
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Synopsis

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

Description

Multiple integer overflow flaws, leading to a buffer overflow, were discovered in libtiff. An attacker could use these flaws to create a specially crafted TIFF file that, when opened, would cause an application linked against libtiff to crash or, possibly, execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2010-1411)

Multiple input validation flaws were discovered in libtiff. An attacker could use these flaws to create a specially crafted TIFF file that, when opened, would cause an application linked against libtiff to crash. (CVE-2010-2481, CVE-2010-2483, CVE-2010-2595, CVE-2010-2597)
- SL4, SL5

An input validation flaw was discovered in libtiff. An attacker could use this flaw to create a specially crafted TIFF file that, when opened, would cause an application linked against libtiff to crash.
(CVE-2010-2598) - SL3

All runningapplications linked against libtiff must be restarted for this update to take effect.

Solution

Update the affected libtiff and / or libtiff-devel packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?6cb45bb1

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 60812

File Name: sl_20100708_libtiff_on_SL3_x.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 8/1/2012

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 7/8/2010

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-1411, CVE-2010-2481, CVE-2010-2483, CVE-2010-2595, CVE-2010-2597, CVE-2010-2598