Fedora Core 4 : libtiff-3.7.1-6.fc4.2 (2006-591)

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Synopsis :

The remote Fedora Core host is missing a security update.

Description :

The tiffsplit command contained code that handled fixed-size buffers
insecurely, possibly leading to stack overflows.

This problem is fixed in the updated package.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?7c594bb6

Solution :

Update the affected libtiff, libtiff-debuginfo and / or libtiff-devel
packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 24116 (fedora_2006-591.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-2656

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