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USN-5604-1: LibTIFF vulnerabilities

8 September 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 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)

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.