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

High Nessus Plugin ID 88162


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


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)


Update the affected tiff packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 88162

File Name: openSUSE-2016-79.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.2 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/01/26

Modified: 2016/10/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

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


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: 2016/01/24

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-7554