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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   LibTIFF Vendors:   libtiff.org
LibTIFF Multiple Bugs Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1016628
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1016628
CVE Reference:   CVE-2006-3459, CVE-2006-3460, CVE-2006-3461, CVE-2006-3462, CVE-2006-3463, CVE-2006-3464, CVE-2006-3465   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Aug 2 2006
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network

Version(s): 3.7.2
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in LibTIFF. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system.

A remote user can create a specially crafted TIFF file that, when processed by the target user with an application linked with LibTIFF, will execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target user or application.

Tavis Ormandy of Google discovered these vulnerabilities.

Impact:   A remote user can create a TIFF file that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.
Solution:   No solution was available at the time of this entry.
Vendor URL:  libtiff.org/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any)

Message History:   This archive entry has one or more follow-up message(s) listed below.
Aug 2 2006 (Red Hat Issues Fix) LibTIFF Multiple Bugs Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
Red Hat has released a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, and 4.
Aug 9 2006 (Apple Issues Fix for Mac Pro) LibTIFF Multiple Bugs Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
Apple has issued a fix for Mac Pro.
Aug 28 2006 (Red Hat Issues Fix for kdegraphics) LibTIFF Multiple Bugs Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
Red Hat has released a fix for kdegraphics on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 and 3.
Nov 13 2007 (Apple Issues Fix for iPhone) LibTIFF Multiple Bugs Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
Apple has issued a fix for iPhone and iPod Touch.
Nov 29 2007 (Sun Issues Fix for Solaris) LibTIFF Multiple Bugs Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
Sun has issued a fix for Solaris 10.



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