Debian Security Advisory

DSA-4997-1 tiff -- security update

Date Reported:
31 Oct 2021
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2020-19143.
More information:

A flaw was discovered in tiff, a Tag Image File Format library, which may result in denial of service or the execution of arbitrary code if malformed image files are processed.

For the oldstable distribution (buster), this problem has been fixed in version 4.1.0+git191117-2~deb10u3.

We recommend that you upgrade your tiff packages.

For the detailed security status of tiff please refer to its security tracker page at: