April 1, 2015

Canonical Closes LibTIFF Issues in All Ubuntu Systems

Canonical-Closes-LibTIFF-Issues-in-All-UCanonical announced that quite of few LibTIFF vulnerabilities have been corrected for Ubuntu 14.10, Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, and Ubuntu 10.04 LTS distros.

LibTIFF stands for Tag Image File Format (TIFF) library and it seems that LibTIFF could have been made to crash if it opened a specially created file.

"William Robinet discovered that LibTIFF incorrectly handled certain malformed images. If a user or automated system were tricked into opening a specially cra... (read more)

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