Amazon Linux AMI Security Advisory: ALAS-2016-734
Advisory Release Date: 2016-08-17 13:30 Pacific
Advisory Updated 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 )
Run yum update compat-libtiff3 to update your system.