ALAS-2016-734


Amazon Linux AMI Security Advisory: ALAS-2016-734
Advisory Release Date: 2016-08-17 13:30 Pacific
Severity: Important

Issue Overview:

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 )


Affected Packages:

compat-libtiff3


Issue Correction:
Run yum update compat-libtiff3 to update your system.

New Packages:
i686:
    compat-libtiff3-3.9.4-18.14.amzn1.i686
    compat-libtiff3-debuginfo-3.9.4-18.14.amzn1.i686

src:
    compat-libtiff3-3.9.4-18.14.amzn1.src

x86_64:
    compat-libtiff3-3.9.4-18.14.amzn1.x86_64
    compat-libtiff3-debuginfo-3.9.4-18.14.amzn1.x86_64