Debian: DSA-2965-1: tiff security update

    Date 22 Jun 2014
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    Murray McAllister discovered a heap-based buffer overflow in the gif2tiff command line tool. Executing gif2tiff on a malicious tiff image could result in arbitrary code execution.
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-2965-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                           Michael Gilbert
    June 22, 2014                          https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : tiff
    CVE ID         : CVE-2013-4243
    Debian Bug     : 742917
    
    Murray McAllister discovered a heap-based buffer overflow in the gif2tiff
    command line tool.  Executing gif2tiff on a malicious tiff image could
    result in arbitrary code execution.
    
    For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in
    version 4.0.2-6+deb7u3.
    
    For the testing distribution (jessie), this problem will be fixed soon.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
    version 4.0.3-9.
    
    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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