Scientific Linux Security Update : libtiff on SL6.x i386/x86_64

High Nessus Plugin ID 72739

Synopsis

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

Description

A heap-based buffer overflow and a use-after-free flaw were found in the tiff2pdf tool. An attacker could use these flaws to create a specially crafted TIFF file that would cause tiff2pdf to crash or, possibly, execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2013-1960, CVE-2013-4232)

Multiple buffer overflow flaws were found in the gif2tiff tool. An attacker could use these flaws to create a specially crafted GIF file that could cause gif2tiff to crash or, possibly, execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2013-4231, CVE-2013-4243, CVE-2013-4244)

A flaw was found in the way libtiff handled OJPEG-encoded TIFF images.
An attacker could use this flaw to create a specially crafted TIFF file that would cause an application using libtiff to crash.
(CVE-2010-2596)

Multiple buffer overflow flaws were found in the tiff2pdf tool. An attacker could use these flaws to create a specially crafted TIFF file that would cause tiff2pdf to crash. (CVE-2013-1961)

All running applications linked against libtiff must be restarted for this update to take effect.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?7db8e2c4

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 72739

File Name: sl_20140227_libtiff_on_SL6_x.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/02/28

Updated: 2018/12/28

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2014/02/27

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-2596, CVE-2013-1960, CVE-2013-1961, CVE-2013-4231, CVE-2013-4232, CVE-2013-4243, CVE-2013-4244