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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2018-17101) ELSA-2019-2053: libtiff security update

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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2018-17101) ELSA-2019-2053: libtiff security update

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
09/16/2018
Created
07/23/2020
Added
07/21/2020
Modified
07/21/2020

Description

An issue was discovered in LibTIFF 4.0.9. There are two out-of-bounds writes in cpTags in tools/tiff2bw.c and tools/pal2rgb.c, which can cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted image file.

Solution(s)

  • oracle-linux-upgrade-libtiff
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-libtiff-devel
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-libtiff-static
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-libtiff-tools

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