Ubuntu 10.04 LTS / 12.04 LTS / 14.04 LTS / 14.10 : tiff regression (USN-2553-2)

high Nessus Plugin ID 82525
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Synopsis

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description

USN-2553-1 fixed vulnerabilities in LibTIFF. One of the security fixes caused a regression when saving certain TIFF files with a Predictor tag. The problematic patch has been temporarily backed out until a more complete fix is available.

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William Robinet discovered that LibTIFF incorrectly handled certain malformed images. If a user or automated system were tricked into opening a specially crafted image, a remote attacker could crash the application, leading to a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code with user privileges. (CVE-2014-8127, CVE-2014-8128, CVE-2014-8129, CVE-2014-8130)

Paris Zoumpouloglou discovered that LibTIFF incorrectly handled certain malformed BMP images. If a user or automated system were tricked into opening a specially crafted BMP image, a remote attacker could crash the application, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2014-9330)

Michal Zalewski discovered that LibTIFF incorrectly handled certain malformed images. If a user or automated system were tricked into opening a specially crafted image, a remote attacker could crash the application, leading to a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code with user privileges. (CVE-2014-9655).

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Solution

Update the affected libtiff4 and / or libtiff5 packages.

See Also

https://usn.ubuntu.com/2553-2/

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 82525

File Name: ubuntu_USN-2553-2.nasl

Version: 1.16

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 4/2/2015

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 7.7

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libtiff4, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libtiff5, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:10.04:-:lts, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:12.04:-:lts, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.04, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.10

Required KB Items: Host/cpu, Host/Ubuntu, Host/Ubuntu/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 4/1/2015

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/20/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-8127, CVE-2014-8128, CVE-2014-8129, CVE-2014-8130, CVE-2014-9330, CVE-2014-9655

BID: 71789, 72323, 72326, 72352, 72353, 73441

USN: 2553-2