Oracle Linux 7 : libtiff (ELSA-2016-1546)

High Nessus Plugin ID 92689


The remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


From Red Hat Security Advisory 2016:1546 :

An update for libtiff is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Important. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section.

The libtiff packages contain a library of functions for manipulating Tagged Image File Format (TIFF) files.

Security Fix(es) :

* Multiple flaws have been discovered in libtiff. A remote attacker could exploit these flaws to cause a crash or memory corruption and, possibly, execute arbitrary code by tricking an application linked against libtiff into processing specially crafted files.
(CVE-2014-9655, CVE-2015-1547, CVE-2015-8784, CVE-2015-8683, CVE-2015-8665, CVE-2015-8781, CVE-2015-8782, CVE-2015-8783, CVE-2016-3990, CVE-2016-5320)

* Multiple flaws have been discovered in various libtiff tools (bmp2tiff, pal2rgb, thumbnail, tiff2bw, tiff2pdf, tiffcrop, tiffdither, tiffsplit, tiff2rgba). By tricking a user into processing a specially crafted file, a remote attacker could exploit these flaws to cause a crash or memory corruption and, possibly, execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running the libtiff tool.
(CVE-2014-8127, CVE-2014-8129, CVE-2014-8130, CVE-2014-9330, CVE-2015-7554, CVE-2015-8668, CVE-2016-3632, CVE-2016-3945, CVE-2016-3991)


Update the affected libtiff packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 92689

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2016-1546.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.8 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/08/03

Modified: 2017/06/05

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:UC


Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 7.8

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:U

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:libtiff, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:libtiff-devel, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:libtiff-static, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:libtiff-tools, cpe:/o:oracle:linux:7

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/OracleLinux, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2016/08/02

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-8127, CVE-2014-8129, CVE-2014-8130, CVE-2014-9330, CVE-2014-9655, CVE-2015-1547, CVE-2015-7554, CVE-2015-8665, CVE-2015-8668, CVE-2015-8683, CVE-2015-8781, CVE-2015-8782, CVE-2015-8783, CVE-2015-8784, CVE-2016-3632, CVE-2016-3945, CVE-2016-3990, CVE-2016-3991, CVE-2016-5320

OSVDB: 116178, 116688, 116700, 116706, 116711, 117615, 117693, 117750, 117835, 117836, 118377, 132240, 132276, 132278, 132279, 133559, 133560, 133561, 133569, 136838, 136839, 137083, 137084, 140006, 140016

RHSA: 2016:1546