Debian DSA-2744-1 : tiff - several vulnerabilities

medium Nessus Plugin ID 69484

Synopsis

The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.

Description

Pedro Ribeiro and Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala discovered multiple vulnerabilities in various tools shipped by the tiff library.
Processing a malformed file may lead to denial of service or the execution of arbitrary code.

Solution

Upgrade the tiff packages.

For the oldstable distribution (squeeze), these problems have been fixed in version 3.9.4-5+squeeze10.

For the stable distribution (wheezy), these problems have been fixed in version 4.0.2-6+deb7u2.

See Also

https://packages.debian.org/source/squeeze/tiff

https://packages.debian.org/source/wheezy/tiff

https://www.debian.org/security/2013/dsa-2744

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 69484

File Name: debian_DSA-2744.nasl

Version: 1.12

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 8/28/2013

Updated: 1/11/2021

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:tiff, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:6.0, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:7.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 8/27/2013

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-4231, CVE-2013-4232, CVE-2013-4244

BID: 61695, 61849

DSA: 2744