GLSA-200608-07 : 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-200608-07
(libTIFF: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Tavis Ormandy of the Google Security Team discovered several heap and
stack-based buffer overflows and other flaws in libTIFF. The affected parts
include the TIFFFetchShortPair(), TIFFScanLineSize() and
EstimateStripByteCounts() functions, and the PixarLog and NeXT RLE
decoders.

Impact :

A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted TIFF
file, resulting in the possible execution of arbitrary code.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200608-07.xml

Solution :

All libTIFF users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-libs/tiff-3.8.2-r2'

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 22165 (gentoo_GLSA-200608-07.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-3459
CVE-2006-3460
CVE-2006-3461
CVE-2006-3462
CVE-2006-3463
CVE-2006-3464
CVE-2006-3465