SuSE9 Security Update : libtiff, (YOU Patch Number 12618)

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Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 9 host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

This update of libtiff fixes several integer overflows that could lead
to a corrupted heap memory. This bug can be exploited remotely with a
crafted TIFF file to cause an application crash or probably to execute
arbitrary code. (CVE-2010-1411)

See also :

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2010-1411.html

Solution :

Apply YOU patch number 12618.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 47018 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2010-1411

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