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Debian: CVE-2020-35523: tiff -- security update

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Debian: CVE-2020-35523: tiff -- security update

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
03/09/2021
Created
03/15/2021
Added
03/15/2021
Modified
03/18/2021

Description

An integer overflow flaw was found in libtiff that exists in the tif_getimage.c file. This flaw allows an attacker to inject and execute arbitrary code when a user opens a crafted TIFF file. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to confidentiality, integrity, as well as system availability.

Solution(s)

  • debian-upgrade-tiff

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