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Ubuntu: (Multiple Advisories) (CVE-2016-9453): LibTIFF vulnerabilities

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Ubuntu: (Multiple Advisories) (CVE-2016-9453): LibTIFF vulnerabilities

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
12/08/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/28/2017
Modified
03/02/2020

Description

The t2p_readwrite_pdf_image_tile function in LibTIFF allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds write and crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a JPEG file with a TIFFTAG_JPEGTABLES of length one.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-libtiff-tools
  • ubuntu-upgrade-libtiff4
  • ubuntu-upgrade-libtiff5

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