Debian DLA-877-1 : tiff security update

high Nessus Plugin ID 99043

Synopsis

The remote Debian host is missing a security update.

Description

libtiff is vulnerable to multiple buffer overflows and integer overflows that can lead to application crashes (denial of service) or worse.

CVE-2016-10266

Integer overflow that can lead to divide-by-zero in TIFFReadEncodedStrip (tif_read.c).

CVE-2016-10267

Divide-by-zero error in OJPEGDecodeRaw (tif_ojpeg.c). CVE-2016-10268

Heap-based buffer overflow in TIFFReverseBits (tif_swab.c).

CVE-2016-10269

Heap-based buffer overflow in _TIFFmemcpy (tif_unix.c).

For Debian 7 'Wheezy', these problems have been fixed in version 4.0.2-6+deb7u11.

We recommend that you upgrade your tiff packages.

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

Solution

Upgrade the affected packages.

See Also

https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2017/03/msg00035.html

https://packages.debian.org/source/wheezy/tiff

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 99043

File Name: debian_DLA-877.nasl

Version: 3.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 3/30/2017

Updated: 1/11/2021

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

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:debian:debian_linux:libtiff-doc, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libtiff-opengl, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libtiff-tools, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libtiff5, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libtiff5-alt-dev, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libtiff5-dev, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libtiffxx5, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:7.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/28/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-10266, CVE-2016-10267, CVE-2016-10268, CVE-2016-10269