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This update for tiff fixes the following issues : The following security vulnerabilities were addressed : CVE-2015-8668: Fixed a heap-based buffer overflow in the PackBitsPreEncode function in tif_packbits.c in bmp2tiff, which allowed remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service via a large width field in a specially crafted BMP image. (bsc#960589) CVE-2018-10779: Fixed a heap-based buffer over-read in TIFFWriteScanline() in tif_write.c (bsc#1092480) CVE-2017-17942: Fixed a heap-based buffer overflow in the function PackBitsEncode in tif_packbits.c. (bsc#1074186) CVE-2016-5319: Fixed a beap-based buffer overflow in bmp2tiff (bsc#983440) Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
To install this SUSE Security Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods like YaST online_update or 'zypper patch'. Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product : SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch sdksp4-tiff-13772=1 SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch slessp4-tiff-13772=1 SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-tiff-13772=1