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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2020-35524: Security patch for libtiff (ALAS-2022-1625)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2020-35524: Security patch for libtiff (ALAS-2022-1625)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
02/25/2021
Created
08/29/2022
Added
08/05/2022
Modified
08/05/2022

Description

A heap-based buffer overflow flaw was found in libtiff in the handling of TIFF images in libtiff's TIFF2PDF tool. A specially crafted TIFF file can lead to arbitrary code execution. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to confidentiality, integrity, as well as system availability.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-libtiff

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