Oracle Solaris Third-Party Patch Update : libtiff (cve_2013_4243_buffer_errors)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 80684
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Synopsis

The remote Solaris system is missing a security patch for third-party software.

Description

The remote Solaris system is missing necessary patches to address security updates :

- Heap-based buffer overflow in the readgifimage function in the gif2tiff tool in libtiff 4.0.3 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted height and width values in a GIF image. (CVE-2013-4243)

- The LZW decompressor in the gif2tiff tool in libtiff 4.0.3 and earlier allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds write and crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted GIF image. (CVE-2013-4244)

Solution

Upgrade to Solaris 11.2.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?4a913f44

https://blogs.oracle.com/sunsecurity/cve-2013-4243-buffer-errors-vulnerability-in-libtiff

https://blogs.oracle.com/sunsecurity/cve-2013-4244-buffer-errors-vulnerability-in-libtiff

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 80684

File Name: solaris11_libtiff_20140731.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Published: 1/19/2015

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:oracle:solaris:11.2, p-cpe:/a:oracle:solaris:libtiff

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Solaris11/release, Host/Solaris11/pkg-list

Patch Publication Date: 7/31/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-4243, CVE-2013-4244