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VPR Score: 5.9
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201402-21 (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.* users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-libs/tiff-4.0.3-r6' All libTIFF 3.* users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-libs/tiff-3.9.7-r1:3' Packages which depend on this library may need to be recompiled. Tools such as revdep-rebuild may assist in identifying these packages.