CVE-2018-17000

Published: 13 September 2018

A NULL pointer dereference in the function _TIFFmemcmp at tif_unix.c (called from TIFFWriteDirectoryTagTransferfunction) in LibTIFF 4.0.9 allows an attacker to cause a denial-of-service through a crafted tiff file. This vulnerability can be triggered by the executable tiffcp.

Priority

Low

CVSS 3 base score: 6.5

Status

Package Release Status
tiff
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.0.10-4)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)
Released (4.0.9-5ubuntu0.2)
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus)
Released (4.0.6-1ubuntu0.6)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr)
Released (4.0.3-7ubuntu0.11)
Patches:
Other: https://gitlab.com/libtiff/libtiff/merge_requests/54
Upstream: https://gitlab.com/libtiff/libtiff/commit/802d3cbf3043be5dce5317e140ccb1c17a6a2d39