Debian Security Advisory
DSA-2698-1 tiff -- buffer overflow
- Date Reported:
- 18 Jun 2013
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 706674, Bug 706675.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2013-1960, CVE-2013-1961.
- More information:
Multiple issues were discovered in the TIFF tools, a set of utilities for TIFF image file manipulation and conversion.
Emmanuel Bouillon discovered a heap-based buffer overflow in the tp_process_jpeg_strip function in the tiff2pdf tool. This could potentially lead to a crash or arbitrary code execution.
Emmanuel Bouillon discovered many stack-based buffer overflows in the TIFF tools. These issues could potentially lead to a crash or arbitrary code execution.
For the oldstable distribution (squeeze), these problems have been fixed in version 3.9.4-5+squeeze9.
For the stable distribution (wheezy), these problems have been fixed in version 4.0.2-6+deb7u1.
For the testing distribution (jessie), these problems will be fixed soon.
For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in version 4.0.2-6+nmu1.
We recommend that you upgrade your tiff packages.