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Security Update for kdegraphics3-fax

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(Last modified: 07JAN2005)


solutions Security Update for kdegraphics3-fax SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (b041aa0ff3776ef001f5ef9590ac9bd6)

Applies to

Package: kdegraphics3-fax
Product(s): SUSE CORE 9 for x86
SUSE CORE 9 for Itanium Processor Family
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM POWER
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM S/390 31bit
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM zSeries 64bit
SUSE CORE 9 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
SuSE Linux Desktop 1.0
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86
Patch: patch-9623
Release: 20050107
Obsoletes: none

Indications

Security issue in the used libtiff library.

Problem description

kfax contains a copy of libtiff which is vulnarable against special crafted tiff files. This update removes this copy and makes kfax use the system wide library.

Solution

Please install the updates provided at the location noted below.

Installation notes

This update is provided as an RPM package that can easily be installed onto a running system by using this command:
rpm -Fvh kdegraphics3-fax.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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