openSUSE Security Update : tiff (openSUSE-2016-911)

high Nessus Plugin ID 92597
New! Plugin Severity Now Using CVSS v3

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This update for tiff fixes the following issues :

Security issues fixed :

- CVE-2016-5314: Fixed an out-of-bounds write in PixarLogDecode() function (boo#984831)

- CVE-2016-5316: Fixed an out-of-bounds read in PixarLogCleanup() function in tif_pixarlog.c (boo#984837)

- CVE-2016-5317: Fixed an out-of-bounds write in PixarLogDecode() function in (boo#984842)

- CVE-2016-5320: Fixed an out-of-bounds write in PixarLogDecode() function in tif_pixarlog.c (boo#984808)

- CVE-2016-5875: Fixed a heap-based buffer overflow when using the PixarLog compressionformat (boo#987351)

Bugs fixed :

- boo#964225: Fixed writes for invalid images (upstream bug #2522)


Update the affected tiff packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 92597

File Name: openSUSE-2016-911.nasl

Version: 2.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 7/28/2016

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

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


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/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: 7/27/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-5314, CVE-2016-5316, CVE-2016-5317, CVE-2016-5320, CVE-2016-5875