Debian Security Advisory

DLA-1023-1 tiff3 -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
11 Jul 2017
Affected Packages:
tiff3
Vulnerable:
Yes
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 866113.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-9936.
More information:

A vulnerabilitie has 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.

For Debian 7 Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 3.9.6-11+deb7u7.

We recommend that you upgrade your tiff3 packages.

Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS