Moderate CentOS libtiff Update

Metadata

critical
9.3
libtiff-3.9.4-10.el6_5.i686.rpm, libtiff-3.9.4-10.el6_5.src.rpm, libtiff-3.9.4-10.el6_5.x86_64.rpm, libtiff-devel-3.9.4-10.el6_5.i686.rpm, libtiff-devel-3.9.4-10.el6_5.x86_64.rpm, libtiff-static-3.9.4-10.el6_5.i686.rpm, libtiff-static-3.9.4-10.el6_5.x86_64.rpm
CVE-2010-2596, CVE-2013-1960, CVE-2013-1961, CVE-2013-4231, CVE-2013-4232, CVE-2013-4243, CVE-2013-4244
rhn.redhat.com, lists.centos.org
2014-02-28
2017-07-27 19:06
ALAS-2014-307
ALAS-2014-365
Moderate CentOS libtiff Update
CVE-2013-4244 tiff
CVE-2013-4232 tiff3
CVE-2010-2596 tiff
CVE-2013-4232 tiff
CVE-2013-1960 tiff
CVE-2013-1960 tiff3
CVE-2013-4243 tiff3
CVE-2013-4231 tiff
CVE-2013-4244 tiff3
CVE-2010-2596 tiff3
CVE-2013-1961 tiff3
CVE-2013-4231 tiff3
CVE-2013-1961 tiff
CVE-2013-4243 tiff
CVE-2013-1960
CVE-2013-4231
CVE-2013-4243
CVE-2013-4232
CVE-2010-2596
CVE-2013-4244
CVE-2013-1961
2017-04-01 19:07
2017-01-05 20:11

Description


Updated libtiff packages that fix multiple security issues are now
available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.

The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having Moderate
security impact. Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base scores,
which give detailed severity ratings, are available for each vulnerability
from the CVE links in the References section.

The libtiff packages contain a library of functions for manipulating Tagged
Image File Format (TIFF) files.

A heap-based buffer overflow and a use-after-free flaw were found in the
tiff2pdf tool. An attacker could use these flaws to create a specially
crafted TIFF file that would cause tiff2pdf to crash or, possibly, execute
arbitrary code. (CVE-2013-1960, CVE-2013-4232)

Multiple buffer overflow flaws were found in the gif2tiff tool. An attacker
could use these flaws to create a specially crafted GIF file that could
cause gif2tiff to crash or, possibly, execute arbitrary code.
(CVE-2013-4231, CVE-2013-4243, CVE-2013-4244)

A flaw was found in the way libtiff handled OJPEG-encoded TIFF images. An
attacker could use this flaw to create a specially crafted TIFF file that
would cause an application using libtiff to crash. (CVE-2010-2596)

Multiple buffer overflow flaws were found in the tiff2pdf tool. An attacker
could use these flaws to create a specially crafted TIFF file that would
cause tiff2pdf to crash. (CVE-2013-1961)

Red Hat would like to thank Emmanuel Bouillon of NCI Agency for reporting
CVE-2013-1960 and CVE-2013-1961. The CVE-2013-4243 issue was discovered by
Murray McAllister of the Red Hat Security Response Team, and the
CVE-2013-4244 issue was discovered by Huzaifa Sidhpurwala of the Red Hat
Security Response Team.

All libtiff users are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which
contain backported patches to correct these issues. All running
applications linked against libtiff must be restarted for this update to
take effect.
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Affected package information

Release Package Patched in
6 libtiff libtiff-3.9.4-10.el6_5.i686.rpm
libtiff libtiff-3.9.4-10.el6_5.src.rpm
libtiff libtiff-3.9.4-10.el6_5.x86_64.rpm
libtiff-devel libtiff-devel-3.9.4-10.el6_5.i686.rpm
libtiff-devel libtiff-devel-3.9.4-10.el6_5.x86_64.rpm
libtiff-static libtiff-static-3.9.4-10.el6_5.i686.rpm
libtiff-static libtiff-static-3.9.4-10.el6_5.x86_64.rpm