Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : libtiff (MDVSA-2012:054)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 58599
SynopsisThe remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionA 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.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.