FreeBSD : tiff -- out-of-bounds read in CIE Lab image format (b65e4914-b3bc-11e5-8255-5453ed2e2b49)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 87748


The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.


zzf of Alibaba discovered an out-of-bounds vulnerability in the code processing the LogLUV and CIE Lab image format files. An attacker could create a specially crafted TIFF file that could cause libtiff to crash.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 87748

File Name: freebsd_pkg_b65e4914b3bc11e582555453ed2e2b49.nasl

Version: 2.6

Type: local

Published: 2016/01/06

Updated: 2018/11/23

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.3

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 5.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:linux-c6-tiff, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:linux-f10-tiff, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:tiff, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 2016/01/05

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2015/12/25

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-8683