Amazon Linux AMI : compat-libtiff3 (ALAS-2016-734)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 93012

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VPR Score: 5.9

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)

Solution

Run 'yum update compat-libtiff3' to update your system.

See Also

https://alas.aws.amazon.com/ALAS-2016-734.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 93012

File Name: ala_ALAS-2016-734.nasl

Version: 2.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/08/18

Updated: 2018/04/18

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 5.9

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:compat-libtiff3, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:compat-libtiff3-debuginfo, cpe:/o:amazon:linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2016/08/17

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-9655, CVE-2015-1547, CVE-2015-8665, CVE-2015-8683, CVE-2015-8781, CVE-2015-8782, CVE-2015-8783, CVE-2015-8784, CVE-2016-3990, CVE-2016-5320

ALAS: 2016-734