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Alpine Linux: CVE-2017-16232: tiff memory-based DoS in tiff2bw

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Alpine Linux: CVE-2017-16232: tiff memory-based DoS in tiff2bw

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
11/14/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
11/24/2017
Modified
12/04/2019

Description

** DISPUTED ** LibTIFF 4.0.8 has multiple memory leak vulnerabilities, which allow attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption), as demonstrated by tif_open.c, tif_lzw.c, and tif_aux.c. NOTE: Third parties were unable to reproduce the issue.

Solution(s)

  • alpine-linux-upgrade-tiff

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