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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2016-5652: Security patch for libtiff, compat-libtiff3 (ALAS-2017-802)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2016-5652: Security patch for libtiff, compat-libtiff3 (ALAS-2017-802)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
01/06/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
03/07/2017
Modified
04/16/2020

Description

An exploitable heap-based buffer overflow exists in the handling of TIFF images in LibTIFF's TIFF2PDF tool. A crafted TIFF document can lead to a heap-based buffer overflow resulting in remote code execution. Vulnerability can be triggered via a saved TIFF file delivered by other means.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade--compat-libtiff3
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-libtiff

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade--compat-libtiff3
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-libtiff

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