Advisories ยป MGASA-2018-0409

Updated libtiff packages fix security vulnerabilities

Publication date: 20 Oct 2018
Type: security
Affected Mageia releases : 6
CVE: CVE-2016-5319 , CVE-2017-17942 , CVE-2018-10779


Heap-based buffer overflow in tif_packbits.c in libtiff 4.0.6 and earlier
allows remote attackers to crash the application via a crafted bmp file

In LibTIFF 4.0.9, there is a heap-based buffer over-read in the function
PackBitsEncode in tif_packbits.c (CVE-2017-17942).

TIFFWriteScanline in tif_write.c in LibTIFF 3.8.2 has a heap-based buffer
over-read, as demonstrated by bmp2tiff (CVE-2018-10779).