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[DSA626] DSA-626-1 tiff Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
Dmitry V. Levin discovered a buffer overflow in libtiff, the Tag Image
File Format library for processing TIFF graphics files. Upon reading
a TIFF file it is possible to crash the application, and maybe also to
execute arbitrary code.
For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
We recommend that you upgrade your libtiff package.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-626
Threat Level: High
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