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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2018-18661: Security patch for libtiff (ALAS-2019-1306)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2018-18661: Security patch for libtiff (ALAS-2019-1306)

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
10/26/2018
Created
10/12/2019
Added
10/11/2019
Modified
10/11/2019

Description

An issue was discovered in LibTIFF 4.0.9. There is a NULL pointer dereference in the function LZWDecode in the file tif_lzw.c.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-libtiff

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-libtiff

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