Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : libtiff (MDVSA-2012:054)

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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 :

An integer overflow was discovered in the libtiff/tiff_getimage.c file
in the tiff library which could cause execution of arbitrary code
using a specially crafted TIFF image file (CVE-2012-1173).

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 : 5.9
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 58599 ()

Bugtraq ID: 52891

CVE ID: CVE-2012-1173

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