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USN-639-1: tiff vulnerability

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USN-639-1: tiff vulnerability

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
08/27/2008
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/06/2013
Modified
07/09/2020

Description

Multiple buffer underflows in the (1) LZWDecode, (2) LZWDecodeCompat, and (3) LZWDecodeVector functions in tif_lzw.c in the LZW decoder in LibTIFF 3.8.2 and earlier allow context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted TIFF file, related to improper handling of the CODE_CLEAR code.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-libtiff4

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