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CVE-2018-17101

Published: 16 September 2018

An issue was discovered in LibTIFF 4.0.9. There are two out-of-bounds writes in cpTags in tools/tiff2bw.c and tools/pal2rgb.c, which can cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted image file.

Priority

Medium

Cvss 3 Severity Score

8.8

Score breakdown

Status

Package Release Status
tiff
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
upstream Needs triage

trusty
Released (4.0.3-7ubuntu0.10)
xenial
Released (4.0.6-1ubuntu0.5)
bionic
Released (4.0.9-5ubuntu0.1)
cosmic
Released (4.0.9-6ubuntu0.1)
Patches:
upstream: https://gitlab.com/libtiff/libtiff/commit/31374a7bf15a860f679a4b7dcac885e9905076ce

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