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Security Advisory Important: libtiff security and bug fix update

Advisory: RHSA-2008:0848-7
Type: Security Advisory
Severity: Important
Issued on: 2008-08-28
Last updated on: 2008-08-28
Affected Products: Red Hat Desktop (v. 4)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS (v. 4)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS (v. 4.7.z)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES (v. 4)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES (v. 4.7.z)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS (v. 4)
CVEs (cve.mitre.org): CVE-2006-2193
CVE-2008-2327

Details

Updated libtiff packages that fix various security issues and a bug are now
available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.

This update has been rated as having important security impact by the Red
Hat Security Response Team.

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

Multiple uses of uninitialized values were discovered in libtiff's
Lempel-Ziv-Welch (LZW) compression algorithm decoder. An attacker could
create a carefully crafted LZW-encoded TIFF file that would cause an
application linked with libtiff to crash or, possibly, execute arbitrary
code. (CVE-2008-2327)

Red Hat would like to thank Drew Yao of the Apple Product Security team for
reporting this issue.

A buffer overflow flaw was discovered in the tiff2pdf conversion program
distributed with libtiff. An attacker could create a TIFF file containing
UTF-8 characters that would, when converted to PDF format, cause tiff2pdf
to crash, or, possibly, execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2006-2193)

Additionally, these updated packages fix the following bug:

* the libtiff packages included manual pages for the sgi2tiff and tiffsv
commands, which are not included in these packages. These extraneous manual
pages were removed.

All libtiff users are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which
contain backported patches to resolve these issues.


Solution

Before applying this update, make sure that all previously-released
errata relevant to your system have been applied.

This update is available via Red Hat Network. Details on how to use
the Red Hat Network to apply this update are available at
http://kbase.redhat.com/faq/FAQ_58_10188

Updated packages

Red Hat Desktop (v. 4)

SRPMS:
libtiff-3.6.1-12.el4_7.2.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0392
    MD5: 3af16709acba45bb9a64ff4bdba33aa7
 
IA-32:
libtiff-3.6.1-12.el4_7.2.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0392
    MD5: f9bede4fa9adf49299447f2028c702ca
libtiff-devel-3.6.1-12.el4_7.2.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0392
    MD5: e01c4a27de1d445f5a54913246aeabf4
 
x86_64:
libtiff-3.6.1-12.el4_7.2.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0392
    MD5: f9bede4fa9adf49299447f2028c702ca
libtiff-3.6.1-12.el4_7.2.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0392
    MD5: ea0103bad111121fa135031f2ec153eb
libtiff-devel-3.6.1-12.el4_7.2.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0392
    MD5: 2cc80e9a485585bf428885ebf3d04002
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS (v. 4)

SRPMS:
libtiff-3.6.1-12.el4_7.2.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0392
    MD5: 3af16709acba45bb9a64ff4bdba33aa7
 
IA-32:
libtiff-3.6.1-12.el4_7.2.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0392
    MD5: f9bede4fa9adf49299447f2028c702ca
libtiff-devel-3.6.1-12.el4_7.2.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0392
    MD5: e01c4a27de1d445f5a54913246aeabf4
 
IA-64:
libtiff-3.6.1-12.el4_7.2.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0392
    MD5: f9bede4fa9adf49299447f2028c702ca
libtiff-3.6.1-12.el4_7.2.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0392
    MD5: 589aeda103063552103e9fc8085467a6
libtiff-devel-3.6.1-12.el4_7.2.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0392
    MD5: 7bb69184fb170aadfbef2f2a20485c1d
 
PPC:
libtiff-3.6.1-12.el4_7.2.ppc.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0392
    MD5: 67219ab0be406efca07c56ca6603b1c1
libtiff-3.6.1-12.el4_7.2.ppc64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0392
    MD5: af5142c0c3237c813911de3567e5f233
libtiff-devel-3.6.1-12.el4_7.2.ppc.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0392
    MD5: 00361d54a9460389950fca01992504ad
 
s390:
libtiff-3.6.1-12.el4_7.2.s390.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0392
    MD5: 1d8b5cc017647ea3d03c52a5fe6646a6
libtiff-devel-3.6.1-12.el4_7.2.s390.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0392
    MD5: 984249095b419af8f27b2fb3a5e8df9b
 
s390x:
libtiff-3.6.1-12.el4_7.2.s390.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0392
    MD5: 1d8b5cc017647ea3d03c52a5fe6646a6
libtiff-3.6.1-12.el4_7.2.s390x.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0392
    MD5: cded1b8b07d821309c35a7b93b8e25f5
libtiff-devel-3.6.1-12.el4_7.2.s390x.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0392
    MD5: c4d974fb5948f0b622da3c59b667f0d1
 
x86_64:
libtiff-3.6.1-12.el4_7.2.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0392
    MD5: f9bede4fa9adf49299447f2028c702ca
libtiff-3.6.1-12.el4_7.2.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0392
    MD5: ea0103bad111121fa135031f2ec153eb
libtiff-devel-3.6.1-12.el4_7.2.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0392
    MD5: 2cc80e9a485585bf428885ebf3d04002
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS (v. 4.7.z)

SRPMS:
libtiff-3.6.1-12.el4_7.2.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0392
    MD5: 3af16709acba45bb9a64ff4bdba33aa7
 
IA-32:
libtiff-3.6.1-12.el4_7.2.i386.rpm     MD5: f9bede4fa9adf49299447f2028c702ca
libtiff-devel-3.6.1-12.el4_7.2.i386.rpm     MD5: e01c4a27de1d445f5a54913246aeabf4
 
IA-64:
libtiff-3.6.1-12.el4_7.2.i386.rpm     MD5: f9bede4fa9adf49299447f2028c702ca
libtiff-3.6.1-12.el4_7.2.ia64.rpm     MD5: 589aeda103063552103e9fc8085467a6
libtiff-devel-3.6.1-12.el4_7.2.ia64.rpm     MD5: 7bb69184fb170aadfbef2f2a20485c1d
 
PPC:
libtiff-3.6.1-12.el4_7.2.ppc.rpm     MD5: 67219ab0be406efca07c56ca6603b1c1
libtiff-3.6.1-12.el4_7.2.ppc64.rpm     MD5: af5142c0c3237c813911de3567e5f233
libtiff-devel-3.6.1-12.el4_7.2.ppc.rpm     MD5: 00361d54a9460389950fca01992504ad
 
s390:
libtiff-3.6.1-12.el4_7.2.s390.rpm     MD5: 1d8b5cc017647ea3d03c52a5fe6646a6
libtiff-devel-3.6.1-12.el4_7.2.s390.rpm     MD5: 984249095b419af8f27b2fb3a5e8df9b
 
s390x:
libtiff-3.6.1-12.el4_7.2.s390.rpm     MD5: 1d8b5cc017647ea3d03c52a5fe6646a6
libtiff-3.6.1-12.el4_7.2.s390x.rpm     MD5: cded1b8b07d821309c35a7b93b8e25f5
libtiff-devel-3.6.1-12.el4_7.2.s390x.rpm     MD5: c4d974fb5948f0b622da3c59b667f0d1
 
x86_64:
libtiff-3.6.1-12.el4_7.2.i386.rpm     MD5: f9bede4fa9adf49299447f2028c702ca
libtiff-3.6.1-12.el4_7.2.x86_64.rpm     MD5: ea0103bad111121fa135031f2ec153eb
libtiff-devel-3.6.1-12.el4_7.2.x86_64.rpm     MD5: 2cc80e9a485585bf428885ebf3d04002
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES (v. 4)

SRPMS:
libtiff-3.6.1-12.el4_7.2.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0392
    MD5: 3af16709acba45bb9a64ff4bdba33aa7
 
IA-32:
libtiff-3.6.1-12.el4_7.2.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0392
    MD5: f9bede4fa9adf49299447f2028c702ca
libtiff-devel-3.6.1-12.el4_7.2.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0392
    MD5: e01c4a27de1d445f5a54913246aeabf4
 
IA-64:
libtiff-3.6.1-12.el4_7.2.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0392
    MD5: f9bede4fa9adf49299447f2028c702ca
libtiff-3.6.1-12.el4_7.2.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0392
    MD5: 589aeda103063552103e9fc8085467a6
libtiff-devel-3.6.1-12.el4_7.2.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0392
    MD5: 7bb69184fb170aadfbef2f2a20485c1d
 
x86_64:
libtiff-3.6.1-12.el4_7.2.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0392
    MD5: f9bede4fa9adf49299447f2028c702ca
libtiff-3.6.1-12.el4_7.2.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0392
    MD5: ea0103bad111121fa135031f2ec153eb
libtiff-devel-3.6.1-12.el4_7.2.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0392
    MD5: 2cc80e9a485585bf428885ebf3d04002
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES (v. 4.7.z)

SRPMS:
libtiff-3.6.1-12.el4_7.2.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0392
    MD5: 3af16709acba45bb9a64ff4bdba33aa7
 
IA-32:
libtiff-3.6.1-12.el4_7.2.i386.rpm     MD5: f9bede4fa9adf49299447f2028c702ca
libtiff-devel-3.6.1-12.el4_7.2.i386.rpm     MD5: e01c4a27de1d445f5a54913246aeabf4
 
IA-64:
libtiff-3.6.1-12.el4_7.2.i386.rpm     MD5: f9bede4fa9adf49299447f2028c702ca
libtiff-3.6.1-12.el4_7.2.ia64.rpm     MD5: 589aeda103063552103e9fc8085467a6
libtiff-devel-3.6.1-12.el4_7.2.ia64.rpm     MD5: 7bb69184fb170aadfbef2f2a20485c1d
 
x86_64:
libtiff-3.6.1-12.el4_7.2.i386.rpm     MD5: f9bede4fa9adf49299447f2028c702ca
libtiff-3.6.1-12.el4_7.2.x86_64.rpm     MD5: ea0103bad111121fa135031f2ec153eb
libtiff-devel-3.6.1-12.el4_7.2.x86_64.rpm     MD5: 2cc80e9a485585bf428885ebf3d04002
 
Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS (v. 4)

SRPMS:
libtiff-3.6.1-12.el4_7.2.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0392
    MD5: 3af16709acba45bb9a64ff4bdba33aa7
 
IA-32:
libtiff-3.6.1-12.el4_7.2.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0392
    MD5: f9bede4fa9adf49299447f2028c702ca
libtiff-devel-3.6.1-12.el4_7.2.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0392
    MD5: e01c4a27de1d445f5a54913246aeabf4
 
IA-64:
libtiff-3.6.1-12.el4_7.2.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0392
    MD5: f9bede4fa9adf49299447f2028c702ca
libtiff-3.6.1-12.el4_7.2.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0392
    MD5: 589aeda103063552103e9fc8085467a6
libtiff-devel-3.6.1-12.el4_7.2.ia64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0392
    MD5: 7bb69184fb170aadfbef2f2a20485c1d
 
x86_64:
libtiff-3.6.1-12.el4_7.2.i386.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0392
    MD5: f9bede4fa9adf49299447f2028c702ca
libtiff-3.6.1-12.el4_7.2.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0392
    MD5: ea0103bad111121fa135031f2ec153eb
libtiff-devel-3.6.1-12.el4_7.2.x86_64.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2011:0392
    MD5: 2cc80e9a485585bf428885ebf3d04002
 
(The unlinked packages above are only available from the Red Hat Network)

Bugs fixed (see bugzilla for more information)

194362 - CVE-2006-2193 tiff2pdf buffer overflow
458674 - CVE-2008-2327 libtiff: use of uninitialized memory in LZW decoder
459404 - [RHEL4] libtiff has unnecessary man pages.


References



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