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#1 2004-12-23 22:16:34

kpiche
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From: Ottawa, ON, Canada
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libtiff integer overflow

"libtiff Directory Entry Count Integer Overflow Vulnerability "

iDEFENSE Security Advisory 12.21.04:  www.idefense.com/application/poi/display?id=174&type=vulnerabilities

Libtiff version 3.7.1 has the fix for this issue.  Be careful until the updated package is released.

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#2 2004-12-23 23:48:41

Benedict_White
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Re: libtiff integer overflow

Thanks for that,

i don't use the library but it is very nice to know that it is sorted before it became a concern.

Of course, if we had M$oft, who knows when the oatch would turn up.


Kind regards

Benedict White

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#3 2004-12-24 00:47:40

sarah31
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Re: libtiff integer overflow

Benedict_White wrote:

Of course, if we had M$oft, who knows when the oatch would turn up.

what's an oatch? wink


AKA uknowme

I am not your friend

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#4 2004-12-24 09:57:05

Benedict_White
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Re: libtiff integer overflow

Sarah wrote:

"what's an oatch?"

It is patch for drunken people who are typing after several too many beers.

Sorry. : - )

I am dangerous with a keyboard after beer!


Kind regards

Benedict White

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#5 2004-12-24 09:59:04

Notze
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Registered: 2004-12-22
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Re: libtiff integer overflow

Benedict_White wrote:

I am dangerous with a keyboard after beer!


Be careful.
Someone i know destroyed his /home when he was drunk.... the next morning was very..
suprising wink

Notze

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#6 2004-12-24 12:30:49

oscar
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From: Linköping, Sweden
Registered: 2004-08-13
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Re: libtiff integer overflow

beeing drunk with unix in your head can be pretty...intresting!


To err is human... to really foul up requires the root password.

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#7 2004-12-24 12:45:08

iphitus
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Registered: 2004-10-09
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Re: libtiff integer overflow

carefull or i rm -rf you all!

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