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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2009-2285: libTIFF: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2009-2285: libTIFF: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
07/01/2009
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
10/30/2017

Description

Buffer underflow in the LZWDecodeCompat function in libtiff 3.8.2 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a crafted TIFF image, a different vulnerability than CVE-2008-2327.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-media-libs-tiff

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