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CVE-2023-3576

Published: 4 October 2023

A memory leak flaw was found in Libtiff's tiffcrop utility. This issue occurs when tiffcrop operates on a TIFF image file, allowing an attacker to pass a crafted TIFF image file to tiffcrop utility, which causes this memory leak issue, resulting an application crash, eventually leading to a denial of service.

Notes

AuthorNote
Priority reason:
Only a memory leak in the tiffcrop command-line tool
mdeslaur
memory leak in tiffcrop command line tool

Priority

Negligible

Cvss 3 Severity Score

5.5

Score breakdown

Status

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

kinetic Ignored
(end of life, was needs-triage)
bionic
Released (4.0.9-5ubuntu0.10+esm4)
Available with Ubuntu Pro or Ubuntu Pro (Infra-only)
focal
Released (4.1.0+git191117-2ubuntu0.20.04.11)
jammy
Released (4.3.0-6ubuntu0.7)
lunar Ignored
(end of life, was needed)
mantic Not vulnerable
(4.5.1+git230720-1ubuntu1)
trusty
Released (4.0.3-7ubuntu0.11+esm11)
Available with Ubuntu Pro or Ubuntu Pro (Infra-only)
xenial
Released (4.0.6-1ubuntu0.8+esm14)
Available with Ubuntu Pro or Ubuntu Pro (Infra-only)
Patches:
other: https://gitlab.com/libtiff/libtiff/-/merge_requests/475
upstream: https://gitlab.com/libtiff/libtiff/-/commit/1d5b1181c980090a6518f11e61a18b0e268bf31a

Severity score breakdown

Parameter Value
Base score 5.5
Attack vector Local
Attack complexity Low
Privileges required None
User interaction Required
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality None
Integrity impact None
Availability impact High
Vector CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H