BlackBerry warns of TIFF vulnerability that could allow malware to run on enterprise servers

Graham Cluley
@gcluley

If you are responsible for administering the BlackBerry phones used by staff at your company, there’s some important security news.

According to a BlackBerry security advisory published last week, vulnerabilities exist that could allow remote hackers to run malicious code on the BlackBerry Enterprise Server (BES) software run by many firms.

The flaw, which has been rated as “high severity”, involves how BlackBerry’s enterprise software handles TIFF image files on webpages, in emails, and in instant messages.

According to BlackBerry’s advisory…

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Graham Cluley is a veteran of the anti-virus industry having worked for a number of security companies since the early 1990s when he wrote the first ever version of Dr Solomon's Anti-Virus Toolkit for Windows. Now an independent security analyst, he regularly makes media appearances and is an international public speaker on the topic of computer security, hackers, and online privacy. Follow him on Twitter at @gcluley, or drop him an email.

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