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Alpine Linux: CVE-2018-5784: tiff uncontrolled resource consumption in TIFFSetDirectory function in tif_dir.c

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Alpine Linux: CVE-2018-5784: tiff uncontrolled resource consumption in TIFFSetDirectory function in tif_dir.c

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
01/19/2018
Created
07/25/2018
Added
04/05/2018
Modified
06/17/2022

Description

In LibTIFF 4.0.9, there is an uncontrolled resource consumption in the TIFFSetDirectory function of tif_dir.c. Remote attackers could leverage this vulnerability to cause a denial of service via a crafted tif file. This occurs because the declared number of directory entries is not validated against the actual number of directory entries.

Solution(s)

  • alpine-linux-upgrade-tiff

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