Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in libTIFF, the worst of which may allow execution of arbitrary code.
|Package||media-libs/tiff on all architectures|
|Affected versions||< 4.0.7|
|Unaffected versions||>= 4.0.7|
The TIFF library contains encoding and decoding routines for the Tag Image File Format. It is called by numerous programs, including GNOME and KDE applications, to interpret TIFF images.
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in libTIFF. Please review the CVE identifier and bug reports referenced for details.
A remote attacker could entice a user to process a specially crafted image file, possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the process or a Denial of Service condition.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All libTIFF users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-libs/tiff-4.0.7"