Debian Security Advisory

DLA-1022-1 tiff -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
11 Jul 2017
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 866113, Bug 866611.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-9936, CVE-2017-10688.
More information:

Two vulnerabilities have been discovered in the libtiff library and the included tools, which may result in denial of service or the execution of arbitrary code.

  • CVE-2017-9936

    A crafted TIFF document can lead to a memory leak resulting in a remote denial of service attack.

  • CVE-2017-10688

    A crafted input will lead to a remote denial of service attack.

For Debian 7 Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 4.0.2-6+deb7u15.

We recommend that you upgrade your tiff packages.

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