Amazon Linux AMI : libtiff (ALAS-2016-733)
High Nessus Plugin ID 93011
SynopsisThe remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.
DescriptionMultiple 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)
SolutionRun 'yum update libtiff' to update your system.