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[DSA755] DSA-755-1 tiff Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
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
For the old stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
We recommend that you upgrade your libtiff packages.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-755
Threat Level: High
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