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VPR Score: 5.9
SynopsisThe remote Debian host is missing a security update.
DescriptionSeveral vulnerabilities have been discovered in the LibTIFF library and utilities for the Tag Image File Format. These could lead to a denial of service, information disclosure or privilege escalation.
William Robinet discovered that out-of-bounds writes are triggered in several of the LibTIFF utilities when processing crafted TIFF files.
Other applications using LibTIFF are also likely to be affected in the same way.
William Robinet discovered that out-of-bounds reads and writes are triggered in tiff2pdf when processing crafted TIFF files. Other applications using LibTIFF are also likely to be affected in the same way.
Paris Zoumpouloglou discovered that out-of-bounds reads and writes are triggered in bmp2tiff when processing crafted BMP files.
Michal Zalewski discovered that out-of-bounds reads and writes are triggered in LibTIFF when processing crafted TIFF files.
For the oldoldstable distribution (squeeze), these problems have been fixed in version 3.9.4-5+squeeze12.
For the oldstable distribution (wheezy), these problems will be fixed soon.
The stable distribution (jessie) was not affected by these problems as they were fixed before release.
NOTE: Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the DLA security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
SolutionUpgrade the affected packages.