"Linux vendors Red Hat, Novell/SUSE, Mandrakesoft, Debian and
Gentoo have issued advisories and patches this week for a number of
different vulnerabilities that have hit them.
"Red Hat issued updates for its libtiff package, which includes
a function library for manipulating TIFF image files. Security
research firm iDefense had reported an integer overflow bug that
affected the package that could have allowed an attacker to exploit
it when open, causing an image to crash or execute arbitrary
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