Executive Summary



This Alert is flagged as TOP 25 Common Weakness Enumeration from CWE/SANS. For more information, you can read this.
Summary
TitlelibTIFF: Denial of Service
Informations
NameGLSA-201904-15First vendor Publication2019-04-15
VendorGentooLast vendor Modification2019-04-15
Severity (Vendor) N/ARevisionN/A

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Cvss Base Score6.8Attack RangeNetwork
Cvss Impact Score6.4Attack ComplexityMedium
Cvss Expoit Score8.6AuthenticationNone Required
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Detail

Synopsis

A vulnerability in libTIFF could lead to a Denial of Service condition.

Background

The TIFF library contains encoding and decoding routines for the Tag Image File Format. It is called by numerous programs, including GNOME and KDE applications, to interpret TIFF images.

Description

Please review the CVE identifier referenced below for details.

Impact

Please review the CVE identifier referenced below for details.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All tiff users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-libs/tiff-4.0.10"

References

[ 1 ] CVE-2018-18557 : https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-18557

Availability

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at the Gentoo Security Website:

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201904-15

Original Source

Url : http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201904-15.xml

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

%idName
100 %CWE-787Out-of-bounds Write (CWE/SANS Top 25)

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

TypeDescriptionCount
Application1
Os4
Os2

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

DateDescription
2019-01-03Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2018-67a6bf4ac1.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2019-01-03Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2018-bd18c784de.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2018-12-01Name : The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.
File : debian_DSA-4349.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2018-11-26Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2018-399bce9f8f.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2018-10-29Name : The remote Debian host is missing a security update.
File : debian_DLA-1557.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

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DateInformations
2019-04-16 00:18:19
  • First insertion