Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : libtiff (MDVSA-2011:064)
High Nessus Plugin ID 53290
SynopsisThe remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionMultiple 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.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.