Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : (MDKSA-2007:186)

This script is Copyright (C) 2007-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

An integer overflow in the TIFF parser in prior to
version 2.3 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a
TIFF file with crafted values which triggers the allocation of an
incorrect amount of memory which results in a heap-based buffer

Updated packages have been patched to prevent this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 26106 (mandrake_MDKSA-2007-186.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-2834

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