libtiff (SSA:2006-230-01)
Posted on: 08/18/2006 06:40 AM

New libtiff packages are available for Slackware 9.0, 9.1, 10.0, 10.1, 10.2, and -current to fix security issues. These issues could be used to crash programs linked to libtiff or possibly to execute code as the program's user.

Thanks to Tavis Ormandy and the Google Security Team.

More details about this issue may be found in the Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) database:

http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-3459
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-3460
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-3461
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-3462
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-3463
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-3464
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-3465


Here are the details from the Slackware 10.2 ChangeLog:
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patches/packages/libtiff-3.8.2-i486-1_slack10.2.tgz:
Patched vulnerabilities in libtiff which were found by Tavis Ormandy of
the Google Security Team. These issues could be used to crash programs
linked to libtiff or possibly to execute code as the program's user.
A low risk command-line overflow in tiffsplit was also patched.
For more details, see:
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-3459
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-3460
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-3461
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-3462
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-3463
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-3464
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-3465
(* Security fix *)
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Where to find the new packages:
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HINT: Getting slow download speeds from ftp.slackware.com?
Give slackware.osuosl.org a try. This is another primary FTP site
for Slackware that can be considerably faster than downloading
from ftp.slackware.com.

Thanks to the friendly folks at the OSU Open Source Lab
(http://osuosl.org) for donating additional FTP and rsync hosting
to the Slackware project! :-)

Also see the "Get Slack" section on http://slackware.com for
additional mirror sites near you.

Updated package for Slackware 9.0:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-9.0/patches/packages/libtiff-3.8.2-i386-1_slack9.0.tgz

Updated package for Slackware 9.1:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-9.1/patches/packages/libtiff-3.8.2-i486-1_slack9.1.tgz

Updated package for Slackware 10.0:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-10.0/patches/packages/libtiff-3.8.2-i486-1_slack10.0.tgz

Updated package for Slackware 10.1:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-10.1/patches/packages/libtiff-3.8.2-i486-1_slack10.1.tgz

Updated package for Slackware 10.2:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-10.2/patches/packages/libtiff-3.8.2-i486-1_slack10.2.tgz

Updated package for Slackware -current:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-current/slackware/l/libtiff-3.8.2-i486-2.tgz


MD5 signatures:
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Slackware 9.0 package:
8b59a74e9a62bd5a6535658ff66b8d11 libtiff-3.8.2-i386-1_slack9.0.tgz

Slackware 9.1 package:
79406d875eaf03bd100bcf20b54f708c libtiff-3.8.2-i486-1_slack9.1.tgz

Slackware 10.0 package:
9238ef60318e9c31cbb831a42b0fafcb libtiff-3.8.2-i486-1_slack10.0.tgz

Slackware 10.1 package:
7f8ecbe32bb9a27ca360f77d49a5f897 libtiff-3.8.2-i486-1_slack10.1.tgz

Slackware 10.2 package:
e2755a744fab6a838a867db2c12035d2 libtiff-3.8.2-i486-1_slack10.2.tgz

Slackware -current package:
4820279ae6acb71298c21393c8cdd310 libtiff-3.8.2-i486-2.tgz


Installation instructions:
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Upgrade the package as root:
# upgradepkg libtiff-3.8.2-i486-1_slack10.2.tgz


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Slackware Linux Security Team
http://slackware.com/gpg-key
security@slackware.com


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