Debian Security Advisory
DLA-1346-1 tiff -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 16 Apr 2018
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 891288.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2018-7456.
- More information:
A NULL Pointer Dereference was discovered in the TIFFPrintDirectory function (tif_print.c) when using the tiffinfo tool to print crafted TIFF information. This vulnerability could be leveraged by remote attackers to cause a crash of the application.
For Debian 7
Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 4.0.2-6+deb7u19.
We recommend that you upgrade your tiff 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