Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2009-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2009-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
It was discovered that the TIFF library did not correctly handle
certain malformed TIFF images. If a user or automated system were
tricked into processing a malicious image, a remote attacker could
cause an application linked against libtiff to crash, leading to a
denial of service.
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.4
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 39620 ()
Bugtraq ID: 35451
CVE ID: CVE-2009-2285
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