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VPR Score: 7.4
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201209-02 (libTIFF: Multiple vulnerabilities)
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in libTIFF. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted TIFF file with an application making use of libTIFF, possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running the application or a Denial of Service condition.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll libTIFF 4.0 users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-libs/tiff-4.0.2-r1' All libTIFF 3.9 users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-libs/tiff-3.9.5-r2'