Fedora Core 3 Update: libtiff-3.6.1-8.fc3
Posted on: 12/22/2004 07:50 PM

A libtiff security update has been released for Fedora Core 3

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@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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