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Debian Linux Users - TIFF library vulnerability

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posted on Aug, 4 2006 @ 12:45 AM
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Just when we thought it was safe to be on Linux... Debian has a problem in LibTIFF and have released new packages (again). At least they are fast in offering the fix which if unapplied can allow a DOS through an overflow... and some other stuff - all not good.

As reported from the NIST US National Vulnerabilty database:

nvd.nist.gov... CVE 2006 - 3459 thru CVE 2006 - 3465

Debian's documentation of the trouble is here:
www.debian.org...

and more helpful the patch packages are at Debian - you'd want the stable "sarge" packages 3.7.2-7 :

packages.debian.org...

Victor K.

[edit on 4-8-2006 by V Kaminski]




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