Debian Security Advisory
DLA-1377-1 tiff -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 14 May 2018
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 893806.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2018-8905.
- More information:
A heap-based buffer overflow was discovered in the LZWDecodeCompat function in tif_lzw.c (LibTIFF 4.0.9 and earlier). This vulnerability might be leveraged by remote attackers to crash the client via a crafted TIFF LZW file.
For Debian 7
Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 4.0.2-6+deb7u20.
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