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USN-5604-1: LibTIFF vulnerabilities

8 September 2022

Several security issues were fixed in LibTIFF.

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Releases

Packages

  • tiff - Tag Image File Format (TIFF) library

Details

It was discovered that LibTIFF incorrectly handled certain files.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service,
or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2022-2867, CVE-2022-2869)

It was discovered that LibTIFF incorrectly handled certain files.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service.
(CVE-2022-2868)

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Ubuntu Pro provides ten-year security coverage to 25,000+ packages in Main and Universe repositories, and it is free for up to five machines.

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Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 16.04
Ubuntu 14.04

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

Related notices

  • USN-5714-1: libtiffxx5, libtiff-dev, libtiff-tools, libtiff5-alt-dev, libtiff5, tiff, libtiff5-dev, libtiff-doc, libtiff4-dev, libtiff-opengl