Scientific Linux Security Update : on SL5.x, SL4.x, SL3.x i386/x86_64

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Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

A heap overflow flaw was found in the TIFF parser. An attacker could
create a carefully crafted document containing a malicious TIFF file
that could cause to crash or possibly execute arbitrary
code if opened by a victim. (CVE-2007-2834)

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 60251 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-2834