openSUSE Security Update : tiff (openSUSE-2016-79)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 88162
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Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

This update to tiff 4.0.6 fixes the following issues :

- CVE-2015-7554: Out-of-bounds write in the thumbnail and tiffcmp tools allowed attacker to cause a denial of service or have unspecified further impact (bsc#960341)

- bsc#942690: potential out-of-bound write in NeXTDecode() (#2508)

Solution

Update the affected tiff packages.

See Also

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=942690

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=960341

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 88162

File Name: openSUSE-2016-79.nasl

Version: 2.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/26/2016

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

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

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:13.2

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

Patch Publication Date: 1/24/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-7554