Debian Security Advisory DSA 755-1 (tiff)

Published: 2008-01-17 22:00:53
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Recommendations:
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 Linux Distribution Packages. https://secure1.securityspace.com/smysecure/catid.html?in=DSA%20755-1

Summary:
The remote host is missing an update to tiff announced via advisory DSA 755-1. 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 executionof arbitrary code via malformed TIFF files. For the old stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in version 3.5.5-7

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2005-1544

SecurityFocus Bugtraq ID:

https://www.securityfocus.com/bid/13585

Search
Severity
High
CVSS Score
7.5

You never have to pay for a vulnerability scanning and management software again.

Tired of paying a subscription 'per asset' or 'per IP'? Well you can officially cancel your current subscription. Mageni provides a free, open source and enterprise-ready vulnerability scanning and management platform which helps you to find, prioritize, remediate and manage your vulnerabilities. It is free and always will be.