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Red Hat: Updated libtiff packages fix multiple security issues

The libtiff packages contain a library of functions for manipulating Tagged Image File Format (TIFF) files. libtiff did not properly convert between signed and unsigned integer values, leading to a buffer overflow. An attacker could use this flaw to create a specially-crafted TIFF file that, when opened, would cause an application linked against libtiff to crash or, possibly, execute arbitrary code. Multiple integer overflow flaws, leading to heap-based buffer overflows, were found in the tiff2pdf tool. An attacker could use these flaws to create a specially-crafted TIFF file that would cause tiff2pdf to crash or, possibly, execute arbitrary code.

Updated packages are available from ftp.redhat.com.

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                  Red Hat Security Advisory

Synopsis:          Important: libtiff security update
Advisory ID:       RHSA-2012:1054-01
Product:           Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Advisory URL:      https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-1054.html
Issue date:        2012-07-03
CVE Names:         CVE-2012-2088 CVE-2012-2113 
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1. Summary:

Updated libtiff packages that fix multiple security issues are now
available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 6.

The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having
important security impact. Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base
scores, which give detailed severity ratings, are available for each
vulnerability from the CVE links in the References section.

2. Relevant releases/architectures:

RHEL Desktop Workstation (v. 5 client) - i386, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (v. 5 server) - i386, ia64, ppc, s390x, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 5 client) - i386, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 6) - i386, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop Optional (v. 6) - i386, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux HPC Node (v. 6) - x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux HPC Node Optional (v. 6) - x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 6) - i386, ppc64, s390x, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Optional (v. 6) - i386, ppc64, s390x, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation (v. 6) - i386, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation Optional (v. 6) - i386, x86_64

3. Description:

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

libtiff did not properly convert between signed and unsigned integer
values, leading to a buffer overflow. An attacker could use this flaw to
create a specially-crafted TIFF file that, when opened, would cause an
application linked against libtiff to crash or, possibly, execute arbitrary
code. (CVE-2012-2088)

Multiple integer overflow flaws, leading to heap-based buffer overflows,
were found in the tiff2pdf tool. An attacker could use these flaws to
create a specially-crafted TIFF file that would cause tiff2pdf to crash or,
possibly, execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2012-2113)

All libtiff users should upgrade to these updated packages, which contain
backported patches to resolve these issues. All running applications linked
against libtiff must be restarted for this update to take effect.

4. Solution:

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

This update is available via the Red Hat Network. Details on how to
use the Red Hat Network to apply this update are available at
https://access.redhat.com/knowledge/articles/11258

5. Bugs fixed (http://bugzilla.redhat.com/):

810551 - CVE-2012-2113 libtiff: integer overflow in tiff2pdf leading to heap-buffer overflow when reading a tiled tiff file
832864 - CVE-2012-2088 libtiff: Type conversion flaw leading to heap-buffer overflow

6. Package List:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 5 client):

Source:
ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/5Client/en/os/SRPMS/libtiff-3.8.2-15.el5_8.src.rpm

i386:
libtiff-3.8.2-15.el5_8.i386.rpm
libtiff-debuginfo-3.8.2-15.el5_8.i386.rpm

x86_64:
libtiff-3.8.2-15.el5_8.i386.rpm
libtiff-3.8.2-15.el5_8.x86_64.rpm
libtiff-debuginfo-3.8.2-15.el5_8.i386.rpm
libtiff-debuginfo-3.8.2-15.el5_8.x86_64.rpm

RHEL Desktop Workstation (v. 5 client):

Source:
ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/5Client/en/os/SRPMS/libtiff-3.8.2-15.el5_8.src.rpm

i386:
libtiff-debuginfo-3.8.2-15.el5_8.i386.rpm
libtiff-devel-3.8.2-15.el5_8.i386.rpm

x86_64:
libtiff-debuginfo-3.8.2-15.el5_8.i386.rpm
libtiff-debuginfo-3.8.2-15.el5_8.x86_64.rpm
libtiff-devel-3.8.2-15.el5_8.i386.rpm
libtiff-devel-3.8.2-15.el5_8.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux (v. 5 server):

Source:
ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/5Server/en/os/SRPMS/libtiff-3.8.2-15.el5_8.src.rpm

i386:
libtiff-3.8.2-15.el5_8.i386.rpm
libtiff-debuginfo-3.8.2-15.el5_8.i386.rpm
libtiff-devel-3.8.2-15.el5_8.i386.rpm

ia64:
libtiff-3.8.2-15.el5_8.i386.rpm
libtiff-3.8.2-15.el5_8.ia64.rpm
libtiff-debuginfo-3.8.2-15.el5_8.i386.rpm
libtiff-debuginfo-3.8.2-15.el5_8.ia64.rpm
libtiff-devel-3.8.2-15.el5_8.ia64.rpm

ppc:
libtiff-3.8.2-15.el5_8.ppc.rpm
libtiff-3.8.2-15.el5_8.ppc64.rpm
libtiff-debuginfo-3.8.2-15.el5_8.ppc.rpm
libtiff-debuginfo-3.8.2-15.el5_8.ppc64.rpm
libtiff-devel-3.8.2-15.el5_8.ppc.rpm
libtiff-devel-3.8.2-15.el5_8.ppc64.rpm

s390x:
libtiff-3.8.2-15.el5_8.s390.rpm
libtiff-3.8.2-15.el5_8.s390x.rpm
libtiff-debuginfo-3.8.2-15.el5_8.s390.rpm
libtiff-debuginfo-3.8.2-15.el5_8.s390x.rpm
libtiff-devel-3.8.2-15.el5_8.s390.rpm
libtiff-devel-3.8.2-15.el5_8.s390x.rpm

x86_64:
libtiff-3.8.2-15.el5_8.i386.rpm
libtiff-3.8.2-15.el5_8.x86_64.rpm
libtiff-debuginfo-3.8.2-15.el5_8.i386.rpm
libtiff-debuginfo-3.8.2-15.el5_8.x86_64.rpm
libtiff-devel-3.8.2-15.el5_8.i386.rpm
libtiff-devel-3.8.2-15.el5_8.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 6):

Source:
ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/6Client/en/os/SRPMS/libtiff-3.9.4-6.el6_3.src.rpm

i386:
libtiff-3.9.4-6.el6_3.i686.rpm
libtiff-debuginfo-3.9.4-6.el6_3.i686.rpm

x86_64:
libtiff-3.9.4-6.el6_3.i686.rpm
libtiff-3.9.4-6.el6_3.x86_64.rpm
libtiff-debuginfo-3.9.4-6.el6_3.i686.rpm
libtiff-debuginfo-3.9.4-6.el6_3.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop Optional (v. 6):

Source:
ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/6Client/en/os/SRPMS/libtiff-3.9.4-6.el6_3.src.rpm

i386:
libtiff-debuginfo-3.9.4-6.el6_3.i686.rpm
libtiff-devel-3.9.4-6.el6_3.i686.rpm
libtiff-static-3.9.4-6.el6_3.i686.rpm

x86_64:
libtiff-debuginfo-3.9.4-6.el6_3.i686.rpm
libtiff-debuginfo-3.9.4-6.el6_3.x86_64.rpm
libtiff-devel-3.9.4-6.el6_3.i686.rpm
libtiff-devel-3.9.4-6.el6_3.x86_64.rpm
libtiff-static-3.9.4-6.el6_3.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux HPC Node (v. 6):

Source:
ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/6ComputeNode/en/os/SRPMS/libtiff-3.9.4-6.el6_3.src.rpm

x86_64:
libtiff-3.9.4-6.el6_3.i686.rpm
libtiff-3.9.4-6.el6_3.x86_64.rpm
libtiff-debuginfo-3.9.4-6.el6_3.i686.rpm
libtiff-debuginfo-3.9.4-6.el6_3.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux HPC Node Optional (v. 6):

Source:
ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/6ComputeNode/en/os/SRPMS/libtiff-3.9.4-6.el6_3.src.rpm

x86_64:
libtiff-debuginfo-3.9.4-6.el6_3.i686.rpm
libtiff-debuginfo-3.9.4-6.el6_3.x86_64.rpm
libtiff-devel-3.9.4-6.el6_3.i686.rpm
libtiff-devel-3.9.4-6.el6_3.x86_64.rpm
libtiff-static-3.9.4-6.el6_3.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 6):

Source:
ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/6Server/en/os/SRPMS/libtiff-3.9.4-6.el6_3.src.rpm

i386:
libtiff-3.9.4-6.el6_3.i686.rpm
libtiff-debuginfo-3.9.4-6.el6_3.i686.rpm
libtiff-devel-3.9.4-6.el6_3.i686.rpm

ppc64:
libtiff-3.9.4-6.el6_3.ppc.rpm
libtiff-3.9.4-6.el6_3.ppc64.rpm
libtiff-debuginfo-3.9.4-6.el6_3.ppc.rpm
libtiff-debuginfo-3.9.4-6.el6_3.ppc64.rpm
libtiff-devel-3.9.4-6.el6_3.ppc.rpm
libtiff-devel-3.9.4-6.el6_3.ppc64.rpm

s390x:
libtiff-3.9.4-6.el6_3.s390.rpm
libtiff-3.9.4-6.el6_3.s390x.rpm
libtiff-debuginfo-3.9.4-6.el6_3.s390.rpm
libtiff-debuginfo-3.9.4-6.el6_3.s390x.rpm
libtiff-devel-3.9.4-6.el6_3.s390.rpm
libtiff-devel-3.9.4-6.el6_3.s390x.rpm

x86_64:
libtiff-3.9.4-6.el6_3.i686.rpm
libtiff-3.9.4-6.el6_3.x86_64.rpm
libtiff-debuginfo-3.9.4-6.el6_3.i686.rpm
libtiff-debuginfo-3.9.4-6.el6_3.x86_64.rpm
libtiff-devel-3.9.4-6.el6_3.i686.rpm
libtiff-devel-3.9.4-6.el6_3.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Optional (v. 6):

Source:
ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/6Server/en/os/SRPMS/libtiff-3.9.4-6.el6_3.src.rpm

i386:
libtiff-debuginfo-3.9.4-6.el6_3.i686.rpm
libtiff-static-3.9.4-6.el6_3.i686.rpm

ppc64:
libtiff-debuginfo-3.9.4-6.el6_3.ppc64.rpm
libtiff-static-3.9.4-6.el6_3.ppc64.rpm

s390x:
libtiff-debuginfo-3.9.4-6.el6_3.s390x.rpm
libtiff-static-3.9.4-6.el6_3.s390x.rpm

x86_64:
libtiff-debuginfo-3.9.4-6.el6_3.x86_64.rpm
libtiff-static-3.9.4-6.el6_3.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation (v. 6):

Source:
ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/6Workstation/en/os/SRPMS/libtiff-3.9.4-6.el6_3.src.rpm

i386:
libtiff-3.9.4-6.el6_3.i686.rpm
libtiff-debuginfo-3.9.4-6.el6_3.i686.rpm
libtiff-devel-3.9.4-6.el6_3.i686.rpm

x86_64:
libtiff-3.9.4-6.el6_3.i686.rpm
libtiff-3.9.4-6.el6_3.x86_64.rpm
libtiff-debuginfo-3.9.4-6.el6_3.i686.rpm
libtiff-debuginfo-3.9.4-6.el6_3.x86_64.rpm
libtiff-devel-3.9.4-6.el6_3.i686.rpm
libtiff-devel-3.9.4-6.el6_3.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation Optional (v. 6):

Source:
ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/6Workstation/en/os/SRPMS/libtiff-3.9.4-6.el6_3.src.rpm

i386:
libtiff-debuginfo-3.9.4-6.el6_3.i686.rpm
libtiff-static-3.9.4-6.el6_3.i686.rpm

x86_64:
libtiff-debuginfo-3.9.4-6.el6_3.x86_64.rpm
libtiff-static-3.9.4-6.el6_3.x86_64.rpm

These packages are GPG signed by Red Hat for security.  Our key and
details on how to verify the signature are available from
https://access.redhat.com/security/team/key/#package

7. References:

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2012-2088.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2012-2113.html
https://access.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#important

8. Contact:

The Red Hat security contact is <secalert@redhat.com>.  More contact
details at https://access.redhat.com/security/team/contact/

Copyright 2012 Red Hat, Inc.
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