Debian Security Advisory

DLA-402-1 tiff -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
26 Jan 2016
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 809021, Bug 808968.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2015-8665, CVE-2015-8683.
More information:

Two security flaws have been found and solved in libtiff, library that provides support for handling Tag Image File Format (TIFF). These flaws concern out of bounds reads in the TIFFRGBAImage interface, when parsing unsupported values related to LogLUV and CIELab. CVE-2015-8665 was reported by limingxing and CVE-2015-8683 by zzf of Alibaba.

For Debian 6 Squeeze, these issues have been fixed in tiff version 3.9.4-5+squeeze13. We recommend you to upgrade your tiff packages.