Amazon Linux AMI Security Advisory: ALAS-2016-733
Advisory Release Date: 2016-08-17 13:30 Pacific
Multiple flaws have been discovered in libtiff. A remote attacker could exploit these flaws to cause a crash or memory corruption and, possibly, execute arbitrary code by tricking an application linked against libtiff into processing specially crafted files. (CVE-2014-9655 , CVE-2015-1547 , CVE-2015-8784 , CVE-2015-8683 , CVE-2015-8665 , CVE-2015-8781 , CVE-2015-8782 , CVE-2015-8783 , CVE-2016-3990 , CVE-2016-5320 )
Multiple flaws have been discovered in various libtiff tools (bmp2tiff, pal2rgb, thumbnail, tiff2bw, tiff2pdf, tiffcrop, tiffdither, tiffsplit, tiff2rgba). By tricking a user into processing a specially crafted file, a remote attacker could exploit these flaws to cause a crash or memory corruption and, possibly, execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running the libtiff tool. (CVE-2014-8127 , CVE-2014-8129 , CVE-2014-8130 , CVE-2014-9330 , CVE-2015-7554 , CVE-2015-8668 , CVE-2016-3632 , CVE-2016-3945 , CVE-2016-3991 )
Run yum update libtiff to update your system.