Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : libtiff (MDVSA-2011:064)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

Multiple vulnerabilities were discovered and corrected in libtiff :

Buffer overflow in LibTIFF allows remote attackers to execute
arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (application crash) via a
crafted TIFF image with JPEG encoding (CVE-2011-0191).

Heap-based buffer overflow in the thunder (aka ThunderScan) decoder in
tif_thunder.c in LibTIFF 3.9.4 and earlier allows remote attackers to
execute arbitrary code via crafted THUNDER_2BITDELTAS data in a .tiff
file that has an unexpected BitsPerSample value (CVE-2011-1167).

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The updated packages have been patched to correct these issues.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.1
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 53290 ()

Bugtraq ID: 46657

CVE ID: CVE-2011-0191

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