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RHSA-2011:0452: libtiff security update

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RHSA-2011:0452: libtiff security update

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
05/03/2011
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/03/2011
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

The libtiff packages contain a library of functions for manipulating TaggedImage File Format (TIFF) files.A heap-based buffer overflow flaw was found in the way libtiff processedcertain TIFF image files that were compressed with the JPEG compressionalgorithm. An attacker could use this flaw to create a specially-craftedTIFF file that, when opened, would cause an application linked againstlibtiff to crash or, possibly, execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2009-5022)All libtiff users should upgrade to these updated packages, which contain abackported patch to resolve this issue. All running applications linkedagainst libtiff must be restarted for this update to take effect.

Solution(s)

  • redhat-upgrade-libtiff
  • redhat-upgrade-libtiff-debuginfo
  • redhat-upgrade-libtiff-devel
  • redhat-upgrade-libtiff-static

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