openSUSE Security Update : tiff (openSUSE-2017-281)

High Nessus Plugin ID 97290


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update for tiff fixes the following issues :

- CVE-2017-5225: A crafted TIFF image could cause a crash and potential code execution when processed by the 'tiffcp' utility (bsc#1019611).

Also a regression from the version update to 4.0.7 was fixed in handling TIFFTAG_FAXRECVPARAMS. (bsc#1022103)

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-12:Update update project.


Update the affected tiff packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 97290

File Name: openSUSE-2017-281.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/02/21

Modified: 2017/02/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

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


Base Score: 9.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libtiff-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libtiff-devel-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libtiff5, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libtiff5-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libtiff5-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libtiff5-debuginfo-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:tiff, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:tiff-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:tiff-debugsource, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.1, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.2

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

Patch Publication Date: 2017/02/19

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-5225