posted on Aug, 4 2006 @ 12:45 AM
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:
CVE 2006 - 3459 thru CVE 2006 - 3465
Debian's documentation of the trouble is here:
and more helpful the patch packages are at Debian - you'd want the stable "sarge" packages 3.7.2-7 :
[edit on 4-8-2006 by V Kaminski]