Debian DLA-1346-1 : tiff security update
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 109044
SynopsisThe remote Debian host is missing a security update.
DescriptionA NULL pointer Dereference was discovered in the TIFFPrintDirectory function (tif_print.c) when using the tiffinfo tool to print crafted TIFF information. This vulnerability could be leveraged by remote attackers to cause a crash of the application.
For Debian 7 'Wheezy', these problems have been fixed in version 4.0.2-6+deb7u19.
We recommend that you upgrade your tiff packages.
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SolutionUpgrade the affected packages.