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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2018-7456: Security patch for libtiff (ALAS-2019-1306)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2018-7456: Security patch for libtiff (ALAS-2019-1306)

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
02/24/2018
Created
10/12/2019
Added
10/11/2019
Modified
10/11/2019

Description

A NULL Pointer Dereference occurs in the function TIFFPrintDirectory in tif_print.c in LibTIFF 4.0.9 when using the tiffinfo tool to print crafted TIFF information, a different vulnerability than CVE-2017-18013. (This affects an earlier part of the TIFFPrintDirectory function that was not addressed by the CVE-2017-18013 patch.)

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-libtiff

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-libtiff

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