GLSA-201402-21 : 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-201402-21
(libTIFF: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in libTIFF. Please review
the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact :

A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted TIFF
file with an application making use of libTIFF, possibly resulting in
execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running the
application or a Denial of Service condition.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-201402-21.xml

Solution :

All libTIFF 4.* users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-libs/tiff-4.0.3-r6'
All libTIFF 3.* users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-libs/tiff-3.9.7-r1:3'
Packages which depend on this library may need to be recompiled. Tools
such as revdep-rebuild may assist in identifying these packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.1
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 72635 ()

Bugtraq ID: 55673
56372
59607
59609
61695
61849
62019

CVE ID: CVE-2012-4447
CVE-2012-4564
CVE-2013-1960
CVE-2013-1961
CVE-2013-4231
CVE-2013-4232
CVE-2013-4244