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Fedora 8 Update: libtiff-3.8.2-11.fc8 Print E-mail
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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Fedora Fixes LZW decoding vulnerabilities described in CVE-2008-2327
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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2008-7388
2008-09-05 10:38:28
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Name        : libtiff
Product     : Fedora 8
Version     : 3.8.2
Release     : 11.fc8
URL         : http://www.libtiff.org/
Summary     : Library of functions for manipulating TIFF format image files
Description :
The libtiff package contains a library of functions for manipulating
TIFF (Tagged Image File Format) image format files.  TIFF is a widely
used file format for bitmapped images.  TIFF files usually end in the
.tif extension and they are often quite large.

The libtiff package should be installed if you need to manipulate TIFF
format image files.

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Update Information:

Fixes LZW decoding vulnerabilities described in CVE-2008-2327
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ChangeLog:

* Tue Aug 26 2008 Tom Lane  3.8.2-11
- Fix LZW decoding vulnerabilities (CVE-2008-2327)
Related: #458674
- Use -fno-strict-aliasing per rpmdiff recommendation
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References:

  [ 1 ] Bug #458674 - CVE-2008-2327 libtiff: use of uninitialized memory in LZW decoder
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=458674
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This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update libtiff' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

All packages are signed with the Fedora Project GPG key.  More details on the
GPG keys used by the Fedora Project can be found at
http://fedoraproject.org/keys
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