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    Debian: DSA-2561-1: tiff security update

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    It was discovered that a buffer overflow in libtiff's parsing of files using PixarLog compression could lead to the execution of arbitrary code.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-2561-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                        Moritz Muehlenhoff
    October 21, 2012                       https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : tiff
    Vulnerability  : buffer overflow
    Problem type   : local(remote)
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE ID         : CVE-2012-4447
    
    It was discovered that a buffer overflow in libtiff's parsing of files
    using PixarLog compression could lead to the execution of arbitrary
    code.
    
    For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
    version 3.9.4-5+squeeze6.
    
    For the testing distribution (wheezy) and the unstable distribution
    sid), this problem has been fixed in version 3.9.6-9 of the tiff3
    source package and in version 4.0.2-4 of the tiff source package.
    
    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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