Debian DSA-3844-1 : tiff - security update

critical Nessus Plugin ID 99973

Synopsis

The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.

Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in the libtiff library and the included tools, which may result in denial of service, memory disclosure or the execution of arbitrary code.

Solution

Upgrade the tiff packages.

For the stable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in version 4.0.3-12.3+deb8u3.

For the upcoming stable distribution (stretch), these problems have been fixed in version 4.0.7-6.

See Also

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

https://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3844

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 99973

File Name: debian_DSA-3844.nasl

Version: 3.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/4/2017

Updated: 1/11/2021

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: 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:debian:debian_linux:tiff, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:8.0

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 5/3/2017

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/3/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-10266, CVE-2016-10267, CVE-2016-10269, CVE-2016-10270, CVE-2016-3658, CVE-2016-9535, CVE-2017-5225, CVE-2017-7592, CVE-2017-7593, CVE-2017-7594, CVE-2017-7595, CVE-2017-7596, CVE-2017-7597, CVE-2017-7598, CVE-2017-7599, CVE-2017-7600, CVE-2017-7601, CVE-2017-7602

DSA: 3844