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USN-5421-1: LibTIFF vulnerabilities

16 May 2022

Several security issues were fixed in LibTIFF.

Releases

Packages

  • tiff - Tag Image File Format (TIFF) library

Details

It was discovered that LibTIFF incorrectly handled certain images.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a crash,
resulting in a denial of service. This issue only affects
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM, Ubuntu 16.04 ESM, Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. (CVE-2020-35522)

Chintan Shah discovered that LibTIFF incorrectly handled memory when
handling certain images. An attacker could possibly use this issue to
cause a crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute
arbitrary code. (CVE-2022-0561, CVE-2022-0562, CVE-2022-0891)

It was discovered that LibTIFF incorrectly handled certain images.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a crash,
resulting in a denial of service. This issue only affects
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, Ubuntu 20.04 LTS and Ubuntu 21.10. (CVE-2022-0865)

Update instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:

Ubuntu 21.10
Ubuntu 20.04
Ubuntu 18.04
Ubuntu 16.04
Ubuntu 14.04

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.