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SUSE-SA:2006:044: libtiff

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the libtiff package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory SUSE-SA:2006:044 (libtiff).

This update of libtiff is the result of a source-code audit done by
Tavis Ormandy, Google Security Team. It fixes various bugs that can
lead to denial-of-service conditions as well as to remote code execution
while parsing a tiff image provided by a possible hacker.

Solution :
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2007 Tenable Network Security

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