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Debian: DSA-2447-1: tiff security update

Date 04 Apr 2012
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Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
Alexander Gavrun discovered an integer overflow in the TIFF library in the parsing of the TileSize entry, which could result in the execution of arbitrary code if a malformed image is opened.
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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2447-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
https://www.debian.org/security/                        Moritz Muehlenhoff
April 04, 2012                         https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : tiff
Vulnerability  : integer overflow
Problem type   : local(remote)
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID         : CVE-2012-1173

Alexander Gavrun discovered an integer overflow in the TIFF library
in the parsing of the TileSize entry, which could result in the execution 
of arbitrary code if a malformed image is opened.

For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
version 3.9.4-5+squeeze4.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem will be fixed soon.

We recommend that you upgrade your tiff packages.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: https://www.debian.org/security/

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