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rPSA-2008-0268-1 libtiff
From: rPath Update Announcements <announce-noreply () rpath com>
Date: Thu, 04 Sep 2008 23:52:55 -0400

rPath Security Advisory: 2008-0268-1
Published: 2008-09-04
Products:
    rPath Linux 1
    rPath Linux 2

Rating: Major
Exposure Level Classification:
    Indirect User Deterministic Unauthorized Access
Updated Versions:
    libtiff=conary.rpath.com () rpl:1/3.8.2-3.1-1
    libtiff=conary.rpath.com () rpl:2/3.8.2-5-0.1

rPath Issue Tracking System:
    https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-2724

References:
    http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-2327

Description:
    Previous versions of the libtiff package contain buffer underflows
    that may allow user-assisted attackers to execute arbitrary code
    using maliciously crafted TIFF files.
    
    Note that applications linked against libtiff may also be affected
    by this vulnerability, and will be fixed by this update.

http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0268

Copyright 2008 rPath, Inc.
This file is distributed under the terms of the MIT License.
A copy is available at http://www.rpath.com/permanent/mit-license.html

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