[UCI-Linux] [SECURITY] Fedora Core 3 Update: libtiff-3.6.1-8.fc3

Mike Iglesias IGLESIAS at uci.edu
Wed Dec 22 13:22:32 PST 2004

From: Matthias Clasen <mclasen at redhat.com>
To: fedora-announce-list at redhat.com
Date: Wed, 22 Dec 2004 13:15:27 -0500
Subject: [SECURITY] Fedora Core 3 Update: libtiff-3.6.1-8.fc3

Fedora Update Notification

Product     : Fedora Core 3
Name        : libtiff
Version     : 3.6.1                      
Release     : 8.fc3                  
Summary     : A library of functions for manipulating TIFF format image
Description :
The libtiff package contains a library of functions for manipulating
TIFF (Tagged Image File Format) image format files.  TIFF is a widely
used file format for bitmapped images.  TIFF files usually end in the
.tif extension and they are often quite large.

The libtiff package should be installed if you need to manipulate TIFF
format image files.

Update Information:

Fix several buffer overflow problems that could be used as an exploit.
Fixes the following security advisory: CAN-2004-1308

* Wed Dec 22 2004 Matthias Clasen <mclasen at redhat.com>

- fix some integer and buffer overflows (#143506)

This update can be downloaded from:

0370e65c66788b4476863b29d697247e  SRPMS/libtiff-3.6.1-8.fc3.src.rpm
2475b693e8188e003a54e94fca748031  x86_64/libtiff-3.6.1-8.fc3.x86_64.rpm
ba0f1e89001372552094f55dfe05fa66  x86_64/libtiff-
43f170c08e8a6c1c53083d98469d5428  x86_64/debug/libtiff-
eca9284e795fcfe8e43f7fe7c15f8ee4  x86_64/libtiff-3.6.1-8.fc3.i386.rpm
eca9284e795fcfe8e43f7fe7c15f8ee4  i386/libtiff-3.6.1-8.fc3.i386.rpm
59492e392e5b0bd9e66ca8ee82627967  i386/libtiff-
58ff2cbc072afc35eea2efc2bac42ea4  i386/debug/libtiff-

This update can also be installed with the Update Agent; you can
launch the Update Agent with the 'up2date' command.  

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