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The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
Update MinGW Windows cross-compiled libtiff to 3.9.5, incorporating
most of our previous patches.
Includes a fix for CVE-2011-1167: A flaw was reported in libtiff's
thunder decoder. The thunder decoder assumes 4bits per pixel, but if a
file has bitpersample set to a smaller value, or defaulted (1) then
the allocated strip buffer will be too small, and a heap-based buffer
overlow may occur. This could be used to crash an application linked
to libtiff, or execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the
application opening a malicious TIFF file.
See also :
Update the affected mingw32-libtiff package.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.0
Public Exploit Available : false
Family: Fedora Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 53635 ()
Bugtraq ID: 46951
CVE ID: CVE-2011-1167
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