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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
[SECURITY] [DLA 1391-1] tiff security update
4 June 2018
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Operating System: Debian GNU/Linux 7
Impact/Access: Denial of Service -- Remote with User Interaction
CVE Names: CVE-2018-5784 CVE-2017-11613
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Package : tiff
Version : 4.0.2-6+deb7u21
CVE ID : CVE-2017-11613 CVE-2018-5784
Debian Bug : #869823 #890441
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in the libtiff library and
the included tools, which may result in denial of service:
Ddenial of service vulnerability in the TIFFOpen function. A crafted
input will lead to a denial of service attack and can either make the
system hand or trigger the OOM killer.
There is an uncontrolled resource consumption in TIFFSetDirectory function
of src/libtiff/tif_dir.c, which can cause denial of service through a
crafted tif file.
For Debian 7 "Wheezy", these problems have been fixed in version
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
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