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Debian LTS: Security Advisory for tiff (DLA-2777-1)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

5.0

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

1 year ago

Modified

Modified

1 year ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update for the 'tiff' package(s) announced via the DLA-2777-1 advisory.

Insight

Insight

Two security issues were found in TIFF, a widely used format for storing image data, as follows: CVE-2020-19131 Buffer Overflow in LibTiff allows attackers to cause a denial of service via the 'invertImage()' function in the component 'tiffcrop'. CVE-2020-19144 Buffer Overflow in LibTiff allows attackers to cause a denial of service via the 'in _TIFFmemcpy' function in the component 'tif_unix.c'.

Affected Software

Affected Software

'tiff' package(s) on Debian Linux.

Detection Method

Detection Method

Checks if a vulnerable package version is present on the target host.

Solution

Solution

For Debian 9 stretch, these problems have been fixed in version 4.0.8-2+deb9u7. We recommend that you upgrade your tiff packages.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)