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CVE-2018-16335

Published: 2 September 2018

newoffsets handling in ChopUpSingleUncompressedStrip in tif_dirread.c in LibTIFF 4.0.9 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer overflow and application crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted TIFF file, as demonstrated by tiff2pdf. This is a different vulnerability than CVE-2018-15209.

Notes

AuthorNote
mdeslaur
fixed by the same commits as CVE-2017-11613
we will not be fixing this issue in precise/esm

Priority

Medium

Cvss 3 Severity Score

8.8

Score breakdown

Status

Package Release Status
tiff
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic
Released (4.0.9-4ubuntu1)
cosmic
Released (4.0.9-4ubuntu1)
trusty
Released (4.0.3-7ubuntu0.9)
upstream Needs triage

xenial
Released (4.0.6-1ubuntu0.4)
Patches:
upstream: https://gitlab.com/libtiff/libtiff/commit/3719385a3fac5cfb20b487619a5f08abbf967cf8
upstream: https://gitlab.com/libtiff/libtiff/commit/7a092f8af2568d61993a8cc2e7a35a998d7d37be

Severity score breakdown

Parameter Value
Base score 8.8
Attack vector Network
Attack complexity Low
Privileges required None
User interaction Required
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality High
Integrity impact High
Availability impact High
Vector CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H