Ubuntu Update for tiff USN-4158-1

Technical Details

Severity Level:

Medium Severity

CVSS Score:

4.3

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'tiff' Linux Distribution Package(s) announced via the USN-4158-1 advisory.

Detection Method:
Checks if a vulnerable Linux Distribution Package version is present on the target host.

Technical Details:
It was discovered that LibTIFF incorrectly handled certain malformed images. If a user or automated system were tricked into opening a specially crafted image, a remote attacker could crash the application, leading to a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code with user privileges.

Affected Versions:
'tiff' Linux Distribution Package(s) on Ubuntu 19.04, Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, Ubuntu 16.04 LTS.

Recommendations:
Please install the updated Linux Distribution Package(s).

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

Family:

Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Creation Time:

2019-10-18 02:01:02

Modification Time:

2019-10-18 09:43:23

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NVD CVE ID:
CVE-2019-14973
CVE-2019-17546

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