[SECURITY] Fedora 15 Update: libtiff-3.9.5-1.fc15

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Fedora Update Notification
2011-04-14 00:32:11

Name        : libtiff
Product     : Fedora 15
Version     : 3.9.5
Release     : 1.fc15
URL         : http://www.remotesensing.org/libtiff/
Summary     : Library of functions for manipulating TIFF format image files
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:

Update to libtiff 3.9.5, incorporating all our previous patches plus other fixes, notably the fix for CVE-2009-5022
Fix incorrect fix for CVE-2011-0192

Add fix for CVE-2011-1167
Fix buffer overrun in fax decoding (CVE-2011-0192) as well as a non-security-critical crash in gif2tiff.

  [ 1 ] Bug #695885 - CVE-2009-5022 libtiff ojpeg buffer overflow
  [ 2 ] Bug #695887 - CVE-2010-4665 libtiff tiffdump integer overflow
  [ 3 ] Bug #684939 - CVE-2011-1167 libtiff: heap-based buffer overflow in thunder decoder (ZDI-11-107)
  [ 4 ] Bug #678635 - CVE-2011-0192 libtiff: buffer overflow in Fax4Decode

This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update libtiff' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

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