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The remote host is missing a vendor-supplied security patch
The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory SUSE-SA:2005:001 (libtiff/tiff).
Libtiff supports reading, writing, and manipulating of TIFF image files.
iDEFENSE reported an integer overflow in libtiff that can be exploited by
specific TIFF images to trigger a heap-based buffer overflow afterwards.
This bug can be used by external attackers to execute arbitrary code
over the network by placing special image files on web-pages and
Additionally a buffer overflow in tiffdump was fixed.
Risk factor :
Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0