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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   LibTIFF Vendors:   libtiff.org
(Apple Issues Fix for Mac Pro) LibTIFF Multiple Bugs Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1016671
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1016671
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 9 2006
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
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. Apple ImageIO is affected.

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:   Apple has issued a fix for ImageIO as part of Security Update 2006-004 for Mac Pro.

The Apple advisory is available at:

http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=304146

Vendor URL:  libtiff.org/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:  UNIX (macOS/OS X)
Underlying OS Comments:  10.4.7 (Mac Pro)

Message History:   This archive entry is a follow-up to the message listed below.
Aug 2 2006 LibTIFF Multiple Bugs Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code



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