Amazon Linux AMI : libtiff (ALAS-2014-307)

High Nessus Plugin ID 73061

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VPR Score: 5.9

Synopsis

The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.

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)

Solution

Run 'yum update libtiff' to update your system.

See Also

https://alas.aws.amazon.com/ALAS-2014-307.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 73061

File Name: ala_ALAS-2014-307.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/03/18

Updated: 2018/04/18

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 5.9

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:libtiff, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:libtiff-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:libtiff-devel, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:libtiff-static, cpe:/o:amazon:linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2014/03/13

Reference Information

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

ALAS: 2014-307

RHSA: 2014:0222