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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2018-8905: Security patch for libtiff (ALAS-2019-1306)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2018-8905: Security patch for libtiff (ALAS-2019-1306)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
03/22/2018
Created
10/12/2019
Added
10/11/2019
Modified
10/11/2019

Description

In LibTIFF 4.0.9, a heap-based buffer overflow occurs in the function LZWDecodeCompat in tif_lzw.c via a crafted TIFF file, as demonstrated by tiff2ps.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-libtiff

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-libtiff

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