Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : libtiff (MDVSA-2009:169-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

Multiple vulnerabilities has been found and corrected in libtiff :

Buffer underflow in the LZWDecodeCompat function in libtiff 3.8.2
allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service
(crash) via a crafted TIFF image, a different vulnerability than
CVE-2008-2327 (CVE-2009-2285).

Fix several places in tiff2rgba and rgb2ycbcr that were being careless
about possible integer overflow in calculation of buffer sizes

This update provides fixes for these vulnerabilities.

Update :

Packages for 2008.0 are provided for Corporate Desktop 2008.0

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.3
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 42991 (mandriva_MDVSA-2009-169.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 35451

CVE ID: CVE-2009-2285

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