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[DSA755] DSA-755-1 tiff

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-755-1 tiff

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Frank Warmerdam discovered a stack-based buffer overflow in libtiff,
the Tag Image File Format library for processing TIFF graphics files
that can lead to the execution of arbitrary code via malformed TIFF
files.
For the old stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
version 3.5.5-7.
For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
version 3.7.2-3.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 3.7.2-3.
We recommend that you upgrade your libtiff packages.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-755
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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