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MDKSA-2006:082: libtiff Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the libtiff package
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2006:082 (libtiff).
Several bugs were discovered in libtiff that can lead to remote Denial
of Service attacks. These bugs can only be triggered by a user using
an application that uses libtiff to process malformed TIFF images.
The updated packages have been patched to correct these issues.
Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:082
Threat Level: High
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