SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : tiff (SUSE-SU-2016:3301-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 96263


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


The tiff library and tools were updated to version 4.0.7 fixing various bug and security issues.

- CVE-2014-8127: out-of-bounds read with malformed TIFF image in multiple tools [bnc#914890]

- CVE-2016-9297: tif_dirread.c read outside buffer in
_TIFFPrintField() [bnc#1010161]

- CVE-2016-3658: Illegal read in TIFFWriteDirectoryTagLongLong8Array function in tiffset / tif_dirwrite.c [bnc#974840]

- CVE-2016-9273: heap overflow [bnc#1010163]

- CVE-2016-3622: divide By Zero in the tiff2rgba tool [bnc#974449]

- CVE-2016-5652: tiff2pdf JPEG Compression Tables Heap Buffer Overflow [bnc#1007280]

- CVE-2016-9453: out-of-bounds Write memcpy and less bound check in tiff2pdf [bnc#1011107]

- CVE-2016-5875: heap-based buffer overflow when using the PixarLog compressionformat [bnc#987351]

- CVE-2016-9448: regression introduced by fixing CVE-2016-9297 [bnc#1011103]

- CVE-2016-5321: out-of-bounds read in tiffcrop / DumpModeDecode() function [bnc#984813]

- CVE-2016-5323: Divide-by-zero in _TIFFFax3fillruns() function (null ptr dereference?) [bnc#984815]

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.


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-SP2:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP2-2016-1937=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP1:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP1-2016-1937=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for Raspberry Pi 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-RPI-12-SP2-2016-1937=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-2016-1937=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2016-1937=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP2-2016-1937=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP1:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP1-2016-1937=1

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

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 96263

File Name: suse_SU-2016-3301-1.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.6 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/01/03

Modified: 2017/08/16

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

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


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: CVSS:3.0/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 Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2016/12/29

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-8127, CVE-2016-3622, CVE-2016-3658, CVE-2016-5321, CVE-2016-5323, CVE-2016-5652, CVE-2016-5875, CVE-2016-9273, CVE-2016-9297, CVE-2016-9448, CVE-2016-9453

BID: 72323

OSVDB: 116700, 116706, 116711, 117750, 136741, 137157, 140006, 140007, 140009, 145020, 145728, 145753, 147159, 147314