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PostPosted: Tue May 30, 2006 5:26 pm    Post subject: [ GLSA 200605-17 ] libTIFF: Multiple vulnerabilities Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: libTIFF: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 200605-17)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: May 30, 2006
Bug(s): #129675
ID: 200605-17

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities in libTIFF could lead to the execution of arbitrary code or a Denial of Service.

Background

libTIFF provides support for reading and manipulating TIFF images.

Affected Packages

Package: media-libs/tiff
Vulnerable: < 3.8.1
Unaffected: >= 3.8.1
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

Multiple vulnerabilities, ranging from integer overflows and NULL pointer dereferences to double frees, were reported in libTIFF.

Impact

An attacker could exploit these vulnerabilities by enticing a user to open a specially crafted TIFF image, possibly leading to the execution of arbitrary code or a Denial of Service.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All libTIFF users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-libs/tiff-3.8.1"


References

CVE-2006-0405
CVE-2006-2024
CVE-2006-2025
CVE-2006-2026
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