Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : libtiff (MDVSA-2010:190)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

A vulnerability has been found and corrected in libtiff :

libtiff allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory
corruption) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted TIFF
image (CVE-2010-3087).

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.6
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 49737 (mandriva_MDVSA-2010-190.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 43366

CVE ID: CVE-2010-3087

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