Debian Security Advisory
DSA-2965-1 tiff -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 22 Jun 2014
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 742917.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2013-4243.
- More information:
Murray McAllister discovered a heap-based buffer overflow in the gif2tiff command line tool. Executing gif2tiff on a malicious tiff image could result in arbitrary code execution.
For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in version 4.0.2-6+deb7u3.
For the testing distribution (jessie), this problem will be fixed soon.
For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 4.0.3-9.
We recommend that you upgrade your tiff packages.