Amazon Linux AMI : libtiff (ALAS-2016-733)

High Nessus Plugin ID 93011

Synopsis

The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.

Description

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)

Solution

Run 'yum update libtiff' to update your system.

See Also

https://alas.aws.amazon.com/ALAS-2016-733.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 93011

File Name: ala_ALAS-2016-733.nasl

Version: 2.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/08/18

Updated: 2019/07/10

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

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

CVSS v3.0

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:amazon:linux:libtiff, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:libtiff-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:libtiff-devel, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:libtiff-static, cpe:/o:amazon:linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2016/08/17

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2015/01/20

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

ALAS: 2016-733