Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : libtiff (MDKSA-2006:042)

This script is Copyright (C) 2006-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

Stack-based buffer overflow in libTIFF before 3.7.2 allows remote
attackers to execute arbitrary code via a TIFF file with a malformed
BitsPerSample tag. Although some of the previous updates appear to
already catch this issue, this update adds some additional checks.

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 20941 (mandrake_MDKSA-2006-042.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-1544

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