GLSA-201209-02 : libTIFF: Multiple vulnerabilities

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VPR Score: 7.4

Synopsis

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

Description

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.

Solution

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

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201209-02

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 62235

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201209-02.nasl

Version: 1.11

Type: local

Published: 2012/09/24

Updated: 2020/09/24

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 7.4

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 7.3

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:POC/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: true

Exploit Ease: 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

GLSA: 201209-02

CWE: 189