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CVE-2017-12944

Published: 18 August 2017

The TIFFReadDirEntryArray function in tif_read.c in LibTIFF 4.0.8 mishandles memory allocation for short files, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (allocation failure and application crash) in the TIFFFetchStripThing function in tif_dirread.c during a tiff2pdf invocation.

Priority

Low

CVSS 3 base score: 7.5

Status

Package Release Status
tiff
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
artful
Released (4.0.8-5ubuntu0.1)
precise Ignored

trusty
Released (4.0.3-7ubuntu0.8)
upstream
Released (4.0.8-6)
xenial
Released (4.0.6-1ubuntu0.3)
zesty Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
Patches:
upstream: https://github.com/vadz/libtiff/commit/dc02f9050311a90b3c0655147cee09bfa7081cfc