Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2006-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2006-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
Tavis Ormandy and Andrey Kiselev discovered that libtiff did not
sufficiently verify the validity of TIFF files. By tricking an user
into opening a specially crafted TIFF file with any application that
uses libtiff, an attacker could exploit this to crash the application
or even execute arbitrary code with the application's privileges.
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.5
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 21371 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2006-2024CVE-2006-2025CVE-2006-2026CVE-2006-2120
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