Security Alerts & News
by Tymoteusz A. Góral

#1643 Remote code execution vulnerabilities plague LibTIFF library
A researcher is warning this week of three vulnerabilities, all which can lead to remote code execution, that exist in the LibTIFF library. The library is a set of functions that helps support TIFF image files.

While there hasn’t been an official LibTIFF release that fixes the issues, users can get patches for two of the vulnerabilities via the library’s LibTIFF CVS repository.

Tyler Bohan, a senior research engineer with Cisco Talos, discussed details around all three of the vulnerabilities in a blog post on Tuesday.
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