[SECURITY] [DSA 2561-1] tiff security update

2012-10-21T16:03:07
ID DEBIAN:DSA-2561-1:F7874
Type debian
Reporter Debian
Modified 2012-10-21T16:03:07

Description


Debian Security Advisory DSA-2561-1 security@debian.org http://www.debian.org/security/ Moritz Muehlenhoff October 21, 2012 http://www.debian.org/security/faq


Package : tiff Vulnerability : buffer overflow Problem type : local(remote) Debian-specific: no CVE ID : CVE-2012-4447

It was discovered that a buffer overflow in libtiff's parsing of files using PixarLog compression could lead to the execution of arbitrary code.

For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in version 3.9.4-5+squeeze6.

For the testing distribution (wheezy) and the unstable distribution sid), this problem has been fixed in version 3.9.6-9 of the tiff3 source package and in version 4.0.2-4 of the tiff source package.

We recommend that you upgrade your tiff packages.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: http://www.debian.org/security/

Mailing list: debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org