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Ubuntu: USN-3212-2: LibTIFF regression

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Ubuntu: USN-3212-2: LibTIFF regression

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
05/30/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/30/2017
Modified
08/05/2020

Description

USN-3212-1 fixed vulnerabilities in LibTIFF. Unfortunately, some of the security patches were misapplied, which caused a regression when processing certain images. This update fixes the problem.

We apologize for the inconvenience.

Original advisory details:

It was discovered that LibTIFF incorrectly handled certain malformed images. If a user or automated system were tricked into opening a specially crafted image, a remote attacker could crash the application, leading to a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code with user privileges.

Solution(s)

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

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