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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2016-5652) ELSA-2017-0225: libtiff security update

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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2016-5652) ELSA-2017-0225: libtiff security update

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
01/06/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/02/2017
Modified
05/07/2019

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)

  • oracle-linux-upgrade-libtiff
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-libtiff-devel
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-libtiff-static
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-libtiff-tools

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