CVE-2017-5563

Published: 23 January 2017

LibTIFF version 4.0.7 is vulnerable to a heap-based buffer over-read in tif_lzw.c resulting in DoS or code execution via a crafted bmp image to tools/bmp2tiff.

Priority

Low

CVSS 3 base score: 8.8

Status

Package Release Status
tiff
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needed

Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus)
Released (4.0.6-1ubuntu0.4)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr)
Released (4.0.3-7ubuntu0.9)

Notes

AuthorNote
mdeslaur
proposed patch in upstream bug
bmp2tiff removed in recent versions
we will not be fixing this issue in precise/esm

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