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
For the testing distribution (jessie), this problem will be fixed soon.
For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
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/
Mailing list: [email protected]
Debian Security Advisory DSA-2965-1 [email protected]
https://www.debian.org/security/ Michael Gilbert
June 22, 2014 https://www.debian.org/security/faq