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Amazon Linux AMI: Security patch for libtiff (ALAS-2012-65) (CVE-2012-1173)

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Amazon Linux AMI: Security patch for libtiff (ALAS-2012-65) (CVE-2012-1173)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
06/04/2012
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/28/2014
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

Multiple integer overflows in tiff_getimage.c in LibTIFF 3.9.4 allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted tile size in a TIFF file, which is not properly handled by the (1) gtTileSeparate or (2) gtStripSeparate function, leading to a heap-based buffer overflow.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-libtiff
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-libtiff-debuginfo
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-libtiff-devel
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-libtiff-static

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-libtiff
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-libtiff-debuginfo
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-libtiff-devel
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-libtiff-static

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