Debian DSA-2744-1 : tiff - several vulnerabilities

medium Nessus Plugin ID 69484


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


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.


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.

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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, Agentless Assessment, Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

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