GLSA-201209-02 : libTIFF: Multiple vulnerabilities

High Nessus Plugin ID 62235


The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201209-02 (libTIFF: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in libTIFF. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
Impact :

A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted TIFF file with an application making use of libTIFF, possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running the application or a Denial of Service condition.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All libTIFF 4.0 users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-libs/tiff-4.0.2-r1' All libTIFF 3.9 users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-libs/tiff-3.9.5-r2'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 62235

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201209-02.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.9 $

Type: local

Published: 2012/09/24

Modified: 2017/08/14

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:tiff, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2012/09/23

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-2347, CVE-2009-5022, CVE-2010-1411, CVE-2010-2065, CVE-2010-2067, CVE-2010-2233, CVE-2010-2443, CVE-2010-2481, CVE-2010-2482, CVE-2010-2483, CVE-2010-2595, CVE-2010-2596, CVE-2010-2597, CVE-2010-2630, CVE-2010-2631, CVE-2010-3087, CVE-2010-4665, CVE-2011-0192, CVE-2011-1167, CVE-2012-1173, CVE-2012-2088, CVE-2012-2113, CVE-2012-3401

OSVDB: 55821, 55822, 65296, 65676, 65754, 65795, 65968, 65969, 65970, 65971, 66082, 66083, 66084, 66089, 66090, 68274, 71256, 71257, 72233, 72260, 81025, 83042, 83628, 84090

GLSA: 201209-02

CWE: 189