Debian Security Advisory

DLA-1897-1 tiff -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
25 Aug 2019
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2019-14973.
More information:

Even Rouault found an issue in tiff, a library providing support for the Tag Image File Format. Wrong handling off integer overflow checks, that are based on undefined compiler behavior, might result in an application crash.

For Debian 8 Jessie, this problem has been fixed in version 4.0.3-12.3+deb8u9.

We recommend that you upgrade your tiff packages.

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