Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : libtiff (MDVSA-2013:224)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 69548


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


Updated libtiff packages fix security vulnerability :

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 (CVE-2013-4244).


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 69548

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2013-224.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.5 $

Type: local

Published: 2013/09/03

Modified: 2013/11/25

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.9

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64tiff-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64tiff-static-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64tiff5, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libtiff-progs, cpe:/o:mandriva:business_server:1

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2013/09/02

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-4244

BID: 62019

MDVSA: 2013:224