openSUSE Security Update : tiff (openSUSE-SU-2013:1482-1)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 75146


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This tiff security update fixes several buffer overflow issues and a out-of-bounds wirte problem.

- tiff: buffer overflows/use after free problem [CVE-2013-4231][CVE-2013-4232][bnc#834477]

- libtiff (gif2tiff): OOB Write in LZW decompressor [CVE-2013-4244][bnc#834788]

- libtiff (gif2tiff): heap-based buffer overflow in readgifimage() [CVE-2013-4243][bnc#834779]


Update the affected tiff packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 75146

File Name: openSUSE-2013-715.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 6/13/2014

Updated: 1/19/2021

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent, 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:novell:opensuse:libtiff-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libtiff-devel-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libtiff5, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libtiff5-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libtiff5-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libtiff5-debuginfo-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:tiff, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:tiff-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:tiff-debugsource, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:12.2, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:12.3

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 9/13/2013

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-4231, CVE-2013-4232, CVE-2013-4243, CVE-2013-4244