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Debian: New tiff packages fix arbitrary code execution

Drew Yao discovered that libTIFF, a library for handling the Tagged Image File Format, is vulnerable to a programming error allowing malformed tiff files to lead to a crash or execution of arbitrary code. Updated packages are available from
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Debian Security Advisory DSA-1632-1                                  Thijs Kinkhorst
August 26, 2008             
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Package        : tiff
Vulnerability  : buffer underflow
Problem type   : local (remote)
Debian-specific: no
CVE Id(s)      : CVE-2008-2327

Drew Yao discovered that libTIFF, a library for handling the Tagged Image
File Format, is vulnerable to a programming error allowing malformed
tiff files to lead to a crash or execution of arbitrary code.

For the stable distribution (etch), this problem has been fixed in
version 3.8.2-7+etch1.

For the testing distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed in
version 3.8.2-10+lenny1.

The unstable distribution (sid) will be fixed soon.

We recommend that you upgrade your tiff package.

Upgrade instructions
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wget url
       will fetch the file for you
dpkg -i file.deb
       will install the referenced file.

If you are using the apt-get package manager, use the line for
sources.list as given below:

apt-get update
       will update the internal database
apt-get upgrade
       will install corrected packages

You may use an automated update by adding the resources from the
footer to the proper configuration.

Debian GNU/Linux 4.0 alias etch
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Source archives:
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 These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
 its next update.

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For apt-get: deb stable/updates main
For dpkg-ftp: dists/stable/updates/main
Mailing list:
Package info: `apt-cache show ' and
Version: GnuPG v1.4.6 (GNU/Linux)


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