Amazon Linux AMI : libtiff / compat-libtiff3 (ALAS-2017-802)
High Nessus Plugin ID 97554
SynopsisThe remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.
DescriptionMultiple 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-2016-9533 , CVE-2016-9534 , CVE-2016-9535)
Multiple flaws have been discovered in various libtiff tools (tiff2pdf, tiffcrop, tiffcp, bmp2tiff). By tricking a user into processing a specially crafted file, a remote attacker could exploit these flaws to cause a crash or memory corruption and, possibly, execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running the libtiff tool. (CVE-2015-8870 , CVE-2016-5652 , CVE-2016-9540 , CVE-2016-9537 , CVE-2016-9536)
SolutionRun 'yum update libtiff' to update your system.
Run 'yum update compat-libtiff3' to update your system.