SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : tiff (SUSE-SU-2016:2508-1)

high Nessus Plugin ID 94039
New! Plugin Severity Now Using CVSS v3

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Synopsis

The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

This update for tiff fixes the following security issues :

- CVE-2016-3622: Specially crafted TIFF images could trigger a crash in tiff2rgba (bsc#974449)

- Various out-of-bound write vulnerabilities with unspecified impact (MSVR 35093, MSVR 35094, MSVR 35095, MSVR 35096, MSVR 35097, MSVR 35098)

- CVE-2016-3623: Specially crafted TIFF images could trigger a crash in rgb2ycbcr (bsc#974618)

- CVE-2016-3945: Specially crafted TIFF images could trigger a crash or allow for arbitrary command execution via tiff2rgba (bsc#974614)

- CVE-2016-3990: Specially crafted TIFF images could trigger a crash or allow for arbitrary command execution (bsc#975069)

- CVE-2016-3991: Specially crafted TIFF images could trigger a crash or allow for arbitrary command execution via the tiffcrop tool (bsc#975070)

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Solution

To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP1:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP1-2016-1461=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2016-1461=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP1:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP1-2016-1461=1

To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=974449

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=974614

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=974618

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=975069

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=975070

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-3622/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-3623/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-3945/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-3990/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-3991/

http://www.nessus.org/u?b1c98ac6

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 94039

File Name: suse_SU-2016-2508-1.nasl

Version: 2.9

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 10/13/2016

Updated: 1/6/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.8

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libtiff5, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libtiff5-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:tiff, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:tiff-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:tiff-debugsource, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:12

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 10/12/2016

Vulnerability Publication Date: 9/21/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-3622, CVE-2016-3623, CVE-2016-3945, CVE-2016-3990, CVE-2016-3991