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The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
A heap-based buffer overflow flaw was found in the way libtiff
processed certain TIFF Internet Fax image files, compressed with the
CCITT Group 4 compression algorithm. An attacker could use this flaw
to create a specially crafted TIFF file that, when opened, would cause
an application linked against libtiff to crash or, possibly, execute
arbitrary code. (CVE-2011-0192)
All running applications linked against libtiff must be restarted for
this update to take effect.
See also :
Update the affected libtiff, libtiff-devel and / or libtiff-static
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 60978 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2011-0192
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