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.

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