GLSA-200605-17 : libTIFF: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

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.

Impact :

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.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200605-17.xml

Solution :

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
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 21615 (gentoo_GLSA-200605-17.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-0405
CVE-2006-2024
CVE-2006-2025
CVE-2006-2026