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
Upstream
Released (4.0.8-6)
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus)
Released (4.0.6-1ubuntu0.3)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr)
Released (4.0.3-7ubuntu0.8)
Patches:
Upstream: https://github.com/vadz/libtiff/commit/dc02f9050311a90b3c0655147cee09bfa7081cfc