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The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200605-17
(libTIFF: Multiple vulnerabilities)
Multiple vulnerabilities, ranging from integer overflows and NULL
pointer dereferences to double frees, were reported in libTIFF.
An attacker could exploit these vulnerabilities by enticing a user
to open a specially crafted TIFF image, possibly leading to the
execution of arbitrary code or a Denial of Service.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All libTIFF users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-libs/tiff-3.8.1'
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.5