OracleVM 3.4 : libtiff (OVMSA-2017-0036)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 96946
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Synopsis

The remote OracleVM host is missing a security update.

Description

The remote OracleVM system is missing necessary patches to address critical security updates :

- Fix patch for (CVE-2016-5652)

- Related: #1412078

- Fix CWE-476 defect found by covscan

- Related: #1412078

- Add patches for CVEs :

- CVE-2016-9533 CVE-2016-9534 (CVE-2016-9535)

- CVE-2016-9536 CVE-2016-9537 (CVE-2016-9540)

- (CVE-2016-5652)

- Resolves: #1412078

Solution

Update the affected libtiff package.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?f3e89300

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 96946

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2017-0036.nasl

Version: 3.6

Type: local

Published: 2/2/2017

Updated: 1/4/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:oracle:vm:libtiff, cpe:/o:oracle:vm_server:3.4

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2/1/2017

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/22/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-5652, CVE-2016-9533, CVE-2016-9534, CVE-2016-9535, CVE-2016-9536, CVE-2016-9537, CVE-2016-9540