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RHSA-2006-0425: libtiff

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the libtiff packages

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment


Updated libtiff packages that fix several security flaws are now available
for Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

This update has been rated as having important security impact by the Red
Hat Security Response Team.

The libtiff package contains a library of functions for manipulating TIFF
(Tagged Image File Format) image format files.

An integer overflow flaw was discovered in libtiff. A possible hacker could
create a carefully crafted TIFF file in such a way that it could cause an
application linked with libtiff to crash or possibly execute arbitrary
code. (CVE-2006-2025)

A double free flaw was discovered in libtiff. A possible hacker could create a
carefully crafted TIFF file in such a way that it could cause an
application linked with libtiff to crash or possibly execute arbitrary
code. (CVE-2006-2026)

Several denial of service flaws were discovered in libtiff. A possible hacker
could create a carefully crafted TIFF file in such a way that it could
cause an application linked with libtiff to crash. (CVE-2006-2024,
CVE-2006-2120)

All users are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which contain
backported fixes for these issues.




Solution : http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2006-0425.html
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2006 Tenable Network Security

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