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Gentoo: 201209-02 libTIFF: Multiple vulnerabilities Print E-mail
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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Gentoo Multiple vulnerabilities in libTIFF could result in execution of arbitrary code or Denial of Service.
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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 201209-02
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 Severity: Normal
    Title: libTIFF: Multiple vulnerabilities
     Date: September 23, 2012
     Bugs: #307001, #324885, #357271, #359871, #371308, #410931,
           #422673, #427166
       ID: 201209-02

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Synopsis
========

Multiple vulnerabilities in libTIFF could result in execution of
arbitrary code or Denial of Service.

Background
==========

libTIFF provides support for reading and manipulating TIFF (Tagged
Image File Format) images.

Affected packages
=================

    -------------------------------------------------------------------
     Package              /     Vulnerable     /            Unaffected
    -------------------------------------------------------------------
  1  media-libs/tiff             < 4.0.2-r1              *>= 3.9.5-r2
                                                          >= 4.0.2-r1

Description
===========

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in libTIFF. Please review
the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact
======

A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted TIFF
file with an application making use of libTIFF, possibly resulting in
execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running the
application or a Denial of Service condition.

Workaround
==========

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
==========

All libTIFF 4.0 users should upgrade to the latest version:

  # emerge --sync
  # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-libs/tiff-4.0.2-r1"

All libTIFF 3.9 users should upgrade to the latest version:

  # emerge --sync
  # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-libs/tiff-3.9.5-r2"

References
==========

[  1 ] CVE-2009-2347
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2009-2347
[  2 ] CVE-2009-5022
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2009-5022
[  3 ] CVE-2010-1411
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2010-1411
[  4 ] CVE-2010-2065
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2010-2065
[  5 ] CVE-2010-2067
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2010-2067
[  6 ] CVE-2010-2233
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2010-2233
[  7 ] CVE-2010-2443
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2010-2443
[  8 ] CVE-2010-2481
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2010-2481
[  9 ] CVE-2010-2482
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2010-2482
[ 10 ] CVE-2010-2483
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2010-2483
[ 11 ] CVE-2010-2595
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2010-2595
[ 12 ] CVE-2010-2596
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2010-2596
[ 13 ] CVE-2010-2597
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2010-2597
[ 14 ] CVE-2010-2630
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2010-2630
[ 15 ] CVE-2010-2631
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2010-2631
[ 16 ] CVE-2010-3087
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2010-3087
[ 17 ] CVE-2010-4665
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2010-4665
[ 18 ] CVE-2011-0192
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2011-0192
[ 19 ] CVE-2011-0192
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2011-0192
[ 20 ] CVE-2011-1167
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2011-1167
[ 21 ] CVE-2011-1167
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2011-1167
[ 22 ] CVE-2012-1173
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-1173
[ 23 ] CVE-2012-2088
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-2088
[ 24 ] CVE-2012-2113
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-2113
[ 25 ] CVE-2012-3401
       http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-3401

Availability
============

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

 http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201209-02.xml

Concerns?
=========

Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License

Copyright 2012 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5
 
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